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Dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica presenting as a progressive, painful flatfoot deformity1

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A case of dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica is presented involving a growing child with a progressive, painful flatfoot deformity. A characteristic of this disorder is the osteocartilaginous overgrowth of the navicular and talus in a single extremity, along with pain and deformity as presenting complaints. Symptoms were relieved with excision of the exostosis.


 

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