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Congenital diplopodia

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Diplopodia, or duplicated foot, is a rare congenital anomaly. It differs from polydactyly in that supernumerary metatarsal and tarsal bones are present as well as extra digits. Only a few cases of this anomaly have been reported in the literature to date. We present a newborn male without intrauterine teratogen exposure who was born with a duplicate foot of the left lower extremity and imperforate anus.

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Brower, J.S., Wootton-Gorges, S.L., Costouros, J.G. et al. Congenital diplopodia. Pediatr Radiol 33, 797–799 (2003).

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