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This baby boy had been diagnosed antenatally to have femur-fibula-ulna complex by fetal medicine colleagues. He was the first child of a non-consanguineous couple. The left femur was short, the contralateral radius and ulnar were short and his right hand had three digits. The rest of his examination was normal. I did not know the prognosis, risk …
Contributors SS is a Consultant Obstetrician in fetal medicine. He made the neonatal diagnosis. PH is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon. He was involved in confirming the diagnosis antenatally and postnatally, counselling the family and in plans for surgery. Both work at Newcastle upon Tyne University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.
Competing interests None.
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