Limb and Digital Anomalies

  • Frank Horan
  • Peter Beighton


It has been shown in large surveys (Henkel and Willert 1969; Rogala et al. 1974) that congenital absence of a limb or segment of a limb is usually non-genetic, and a detailed review of these anomalies is therefore outside the scope of this book. A concise summary of the present knowledge of these disorders has been given by Lenz (1980).


Radial Head Radioulnar Synostosis Tarsal Coalition Limb Deficiency Tibial Hemimelia 
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Limb Reduction

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Digital Anomalies

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Frank Horan
    • 1
  • Peter Beighton
    • 2
  1. 1.Cuckfield HospitalCuckfield SussexEngland
  2. 2.Medical School and Groote Schuur HospitalUniversity of Cape TownCapeSouth Africa

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