Congenital short femur
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Last updated: 6/2/2015
- Aston WJ, Calder PR, Baker D et al. Lengthening of the congenital short femur using the Ilizarov technique: a single-surgeon series. J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2009 Jul; 91(7):962-7. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19567864. Accessed 6/2/2015.
- Widmann RF and BT Bjerke-Kroll. Limb Lengthening for the Congenital Short Femur. Grand Rounds from HSS. Winter 2013; 4(1):2,5. http://www.hss.edu/files/GRMCC_Winter2013_0304_v9.pdf. Accessed 6/2/2015.
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