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Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume 2013, Article ID 637904, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/637904
Case Report

Unilateral Isolated Proximal Femoral Focal Deficiency

1Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Umuttepe Campus, 41380 Uctepeler, Kocaeli, Turkey
2Department of Radiology, School of Medicine, Kocaeli University, Umuttepe Campus, 41380 Uctepeler, Kocaeli, Turkey

Received 26 May 2013; Accepted 7 July 2013

Academic Editors: S. Salhan and R. Shaco-Levy

Copyright © 2013 Emek Doğer et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Objective. To discuss a patient with a prenatal diagnosis of unilateral isolated femoral focal deficiency. Case. Antenatal diagnosis of unilateral isolated femoral focal deficiency was made at 20 weeks of gestation. The length of left femur was shorter than the right, and fetal femur length was below the fifth percentile. Proximal femoral focal deficiency was diagnosed. After delivery, the diagnosis was confirmed with skeletal radiographs and magnetic resonance imaging. In prenatal ultrasonographic examination, the early recognition and exclusion of skeletal dysplasias is important; moreover, treatment plans should be initiated, and valuable information should be provided to the family.