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Successful Treatment of Well-Developed Accessory Lower Limb Associated with Spinal Dysraphism
Muhammad Saaiq , Faridullah Khan Zimri, Khaleeq-uz- Zaman
Assistant Professor and Chairman, Department of Plastic surgery and Burns, National Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine (NIRM), Street No.9, G-8/2, Islamabad 44000, Pakistan. Phone No. +923355411583
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Accessory lower limb with spinal dysraphism are amongst the rarest known anomalies. We successfully managed a 5-months old female infant with surgical ablation of the accessory lower limb and repair of the associated large lipomyelomeningocele. A comprehensive review of the relevant literature was undertaken and presented herein. A classification system for accessory lower limb is also proposed.
Keywords: Accessory lower limb, Spinal dysraphism, Lipomyelomeningocele, Spina bifida
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Special
Received: 2019/11/3
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مجله جهانی جراحی پلاستیک World Journal of Plastic Surgery
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