Congenital Femoral Deficiency

William Mackenzie  |   October 19, 2018  |   12:18

Global HELP and COTI presents Dr. William Mackenzie, Department Director of Nemours DuPont Hospital for Children Jefferson Medical College. In this video, Dr. Mackenzie addresses the topic of congenital femoral deficiency. Different classification models for this disease are discussed with a specific focus on the Gillespie and Paley classifications. Joint instability and femoral fractures are mentioned as possible complications resulting from femoral lengthening, and additional management options are provided.

Host: William Mackenzie, MD
Videographer/Editor: Jonathan Staheli
The video was made with the support of COTI (

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