18) Marked retroversion has been observed in hip dysplasia with proximal femoral focal deficiency (PFFD), (19) in posttraumatic dysplasias, (20) and more importantly after reorientation procedures, such as Salter osteotomies in childhood.
What does PFFD stand for?
PFFD stands for Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency
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But with all that is ordinary about BJ, there have been extraordinary moments of trial--stares from individuals, questions from strangers and surgeries too numerous to count--all attributable to what medical professionals call congenital disarticulation of the hip, left thigh proximal femoral focal deficiency and a right upper extremity forearm and hand malformation.
Alyssa's right thigh had stopped growing during her mom's pregnancy due to a nonhereditary and rare birth defect known as proximal femoral focal deficiency.
2) They reported on 17 resurfacing arthroplasties performed in patients with femoral deformities caused by trauma, renal osteodystrophy, proximal femoral focal deficiency, multiple epiphyseal dysplasia, and retained hardware.
Her rare condition, proximal femoral focal deficiency - said to affect just one in a million people - meant her knee was where her hip should be, her shin replaced her thigh and her ankle acted as a knee joint.
Her condition, proximal femoral focal deficiency - said to affect just one in a million people - meant her knee was where her hip should be, her shin replaced her thigh and her ankle acted as a knee joint.