Orthopedic Aspects of Achondroplasia in Children
The majority of achondroplastic children are fit and able throughout their early childhood. A small minority are disabled by cervico-medullary compression at the foramen magnum or by chronic recurrent otitis media. The first complaints in neurologically intact children are of leg pain due to progressive deformity at about 6 years of age.
KeywordsHumeral Head Femoral Condyle Radial Head Genu Valgum Tibia Vara
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