Humero-radio-ulnar synostosis

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Humero-radio-ulnar synostosis

Synonyms: Humero-radio-ulnar fusion

Humero-radio-ulnar synostosis is an extremely rare genetic congenital joint formation defect disorder characterized by uni- or bilateral fusion of the humerus radius and ulnar bones leading to loss of elbow motion and in most functional arm incapacity. It may appear as distal humeral bifurcation with absent elbow joint and shortened arm length on imaging. Hand abnormalities namely oligoectrosyndactyly may be associated.

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