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Skeletal anomaly
Vikrant Sood, Mukul Aggarwal.
Department of Pediatrics, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India.

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Sood V, Aggarwal M. Skeletal anomaly. Pediatr Oncall J. 2011;8: 25.

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Dr Vikrant Sood, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjang Hospital, New Delhi, India.

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Spot diagnosis

What is the diagnosis?

 
Absent radius. It is commonly seen with Thrombocytopenia-absent radius {TAR}, Fanconi Syndrome, Holt-Oram Syndrome, Rapadilino Syndrome, Roberts Syndrome, Thalidomide Embryopathy, Trisomy 18 {Edward Syndrome}, And Vacterl Association. Absent radii is detectable during prenatal transvaginal ultrasonography as early as 13 weeks` gestation. Treatment includes splinting of the hands during infancy. Adaptive devices to assist with activities of daily living {e.g. dressing, toileting, feeding} are helpful. Prostheses are less useful than adaptive devices.
E-published: January 2011 Vol 8 Issue 1 Art # 5
 
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