fibular hemimelia

fibular hemimelia
hemimelia of the lower limb in which the fibula is primarily affected, ranging in severity from mild shortening to total absence of the fibula. It results in leg-length discrepancy with deformity of the foot (usually equinovalgus), flexion contracture of the knee, and instability of the knee and ankle.

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