Femoral hypoplasia and maternal diabetes: Consider femoral hypoplasia/unusual facies syndrome
American Journal of Perinatology
diabetic embryopathy; Femoral hypoplasia; maternal diabetes
Femoral hypoplasia/unusual facies syndrome (FH/UFS) is a rarely considered clinical entity that has a strong association with maternal diabetes. A case that demonstrates the prenatal morphologic and biometric abnormalities, and postnatal findings are presented. The pathogenesis and natural history of FH/UFS is discussed anti contrasted with the caudal dysplasia syndrome.
Hinson, R., Miller, R., & Macri, C. (1996). Femoral hypoplasia and maternal diabetes: Consider femoral hypoplasia/unusual facies syndrome. American Journal of Perinatology, 13 (7). http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-2007-994383