Differential Diagnosis: of Limb Length Deformity
- Avascular Necrosis
- Congenital angulation shortening
- Congenital coxa vara
- Congenital short femur
- Diaphyseal fractures
- Hemiparetic cerebral palsy
- Hemiatrophy (anisomelia)
- Infantile septic arthritis of the hip
- Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis:
- Legg-Perthes disease
- Ollier's disease (enchondromatosis)
- in first half of this century, poliomyelitis was most common cause of discrepancies in the length of the lower extremities.
- Proximal femoral focal deficiency
Original Text by Clifford R. Wheeless, III, MD.
Last updated by Data Trace Staff on Friday, June 1, 2012 8:26 am