Congenital Vascular Bone Syndrome: Limb Length Discrepancy



Congenital vascular malformation (CVM) affecting lower extremity (LE) can cause bone and/or joint abnormality which can cause joint pain, early development of osteoarthritis, joint contracture, bone deformity, or limb length discrepancy (LLD) particularly in patients of growing age. Congenital vascular bone syndrome (CVBS) is defined as LLD due to an abnormal bone growth in patients with CVM [1].


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine, Vascular Surgery, Samsung Medical CenterSeoulSouth Korea
  2. 2.Vascular Malformation Center, “Stefan Belov” Istituto Clinico Humanitas “Mater Domini”Castellanza (Varese)Italy

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