Rehabilitation Challenge in Congenital Lower Limb Deficiency: A Case ReportCorrespondence Address :
Dr. Asem Rangita Chanu,
Room number 19, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India.
Rehabilitation of congenital lower limb deficiencies remains a challenge. A four-year-old boy presented with bilateral lower limb deficiency since birth and inability to stand. Orthoprosthesis with modified bucket type socket accommodating the right rudimentary limb, connected by a tubular shank and a modified foot piece on right side was prescribed. The left side of socket was incomplete inferiorly for the limb to pass through. An additional left Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) was also prescribed. The child achieved independent standing as well as started taking steps with a rollator.
Foot, Orthosis, Prosthesis, Rudimentary limb, Socket
Abhimanyu Vasudeva, Samantak Sahu, Asem Rangita Chanu, Prakash Chandra, Ajay Babbar. REHABILITATION CHALLENGE IN CONGENITAL LOWER LIMB DEFICIENCY: A CASE REPORT. Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research [serial online] 2019 March [cited: 2019 Mar 26 ]; 13:YD01-YD04. Available from
Date of Submission: Oct 22, 2018
Date of Peer Review: Dec 07, 2018
Date of Acceptance: Feb 12, 2019
Date of Publishing: Mar 01, 2019
FINANCIAL OR OTHER COMPETING INTERESTS: None.
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