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The management of limb length inequality 

The management of limb length inequality
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The management of limb length inequality
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Fergal Monsell

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013015
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date: 13 December 2019

Limb length inequality is common: prediction of the final discrepancy at skeletal maturity is important to allow appropriate management plans to be made

Knowledge of the underlying cause helps with prognosis

Management is influenced by various factors including age and height and often involves a combination of treatment methods.

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