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Amelia Classification & external resources
755.21, 755.31, 755.4
Amelia (from Greek α = "none" plus μέλος (plural μέλεα) = "limb") is the birth defect of lacking one or more limbs. It can also result in a shrunken or deformed limb. For example, a child might be born without an elbow or forearm.
Additional recommended knowledge
Amniotic Band Syndrome
Congenital malformations and deformations of musculoskeletal system ( Q65-Q79, 754-756) Limbs hip: Dislocation of hip/ Hip dysplasia
feet ( Club foot, Flat feet, Pes cavus)
head, face, spine and chest: ( skull, face and jaw Dolichocephaly, Plagiocephaly) - Scoliosis - chest ( Pectus excavatum, Pectus carinatum)
Syndactyly ( Webbed toes)
reduction deficits ( Ectrodactyly, Amelia, Phocomelia)
upper limb ( Cleidocranial dysostosis, Madelung's deformity, Sprengel's deformity)
( knee Genu valgum, Genu varum)
Arthrogryposis Skull and face bones Craniosynostosis ( Scaphocephaly) - Trigonocephaly - Oxycephaly - Crouzon syndrome - Hypertelorism - Macrocephaly - Treacher Collins syndrome - Platybasia Spine and bony thorax Klippel-Feil syndrome - Spondylolisthesis - Cervical rib - Bifid rib Osteochondrodysplasia growth of tubular bones and spine: Achondrogenesis - Thanatophoric dysplasia - Short rib-polydactyly syndrome - Chondrodysplasia punctata ( Rhizomelic chondrodysplasia punctata, Conradi-Hünermann syndrome), Achondroplasia ( Hypochondroplasia, Osteosclerosis congenita) - Ellis-van Creveld syndrome - Spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenita Osteogenesis imperfecta - McCune-Albright syndrome - Osteopetrosis - Metaphyseal dysplasia - Hereditary multiple exostoses - Osteopoikilosis - Chondrodystrophy - Osteodystrophy Other abdominal wall ( Congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Omphalocele, Gastroschisis, Prune belly syndrome) - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome See also non-congenital conditions (M, 710-739)
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