Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the limbs

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Congenital pseudoarthrosis of the limbs

Synonyms: Congenital pseudarthrosis of the limbs

A rare genetic non-syndromic limb malformation characterized by delayed union or non-union of a long bone resulting in formation of a false joint with abnormal mobility and angulation at the pseudoarthrosis site which manifests with progressive anterolateral forearm or leg bowing limb shortening and non-healing fractures. Typical histopathological findings include fibromatosis-like proliferation in the soft tissues with cystic or dysplastic lesions. Neurofibromatosis and osteofibrous dysplasia are frequently associated.

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