A rare case of unilateral postaxial duplicated foot in a developmentally normal child

Haniza, Sahdi and Hoong, Chan Wai and Ahmad Hata, Rasit and Arianto, Fredy and Siong, Lau Kiew and Abdullah, Nur Alyana Benjamin (2017) A rare case of unilateral postaxial duplicated foot in a developmentally normal child. Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery, 25 (1). pp. 1-7. ISSN 2309-4990

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Diplopodia, being a rare congenital disorder, is infrequently discussed in published texts. Most reported cases have accounted the involvement of duplicated preaxial digits with other associated organ system and physical deformities. Here, we present an unusual case of isolated diplopodia involving postaxial toes in a child with no other organ and physical abnormalities. Radiological studies revealed a set of 10-digit-duplicated foot over the lateral aspect of the native foot, complete with phalanges and its corresponding metatarsals as well as tarsals, supplied by an anomalous posterior branch of the popliteal artery. Definitive surgery was performed just before the child was learning to walk.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: unilateral postaxial duplicated foot, children, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
Depositing User: Hoong
Date Deposited: 03 Jan 2018 04:18
Last Modified: 21 Jun 2022 01:35
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/19161

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