Prosthetic Management Of A Child With A Phocomelic Deficiency

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1999

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The subject of this case study is an 8 year old girl who has a phocomelic deficiency of her left uppet extremity. Her phocomelic hand consists of 3 digits including a thumb and has limited strength and range of motion. She also has an unusually pronainent and mobile "spilced" clavicle and no scapula. All other limbs and systems are unaffected and she is a bright, energetic little girl.

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From "MEC 99," Proceedings of the 1999 MyoElectric Controls/Powered Prosthetics Symposium Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: August, 1999. Copyright University of New Brunswick.

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