Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the fibula

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Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the fibula

Synonyms: Congenital pseudarthrosis of the fibula

A rare bone development disorder characterized by abnormal bowing of the fibula with subsequent non-healing fractures and formation of a false joint (pseudoarthrosis) and instability and angulation at the pseudoarthrosis site. The defect is typically unilateral and often associated with pseudoarthrosis of the tibia and neurofibromatosis type 1.

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Orphadata: Free access data from Orphanet. © INSERM 1999. Available on http://www.orphadata.org. Data version March 2024

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