dysmelia


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dysmelia

(dɪsˈmiːlɪə)
n
(Pathology) the condition of having missing, extra, or distorted limbs due to congenital factors
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Briza suffers from a rare congential disorder called dysmelia that affects one in 100,000 children worldwide.
In 2012, EDRIC (European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre) launched its online network, DysNet, to further its goal of bringing together Europe's often isolated patient groups that help people with all types of limb differences.
SALLY has left arm dysmelia, meaning her left arm did not develop from below the elbow.
76) Such disruptions can result in functional changes without typical teratology endpoints such as cleft lip or palate, cardiac ventricular septal defect, anencephaly, and dysmelia, suggesting a developmental basis of disease based on a wide range of environmental exposures, not just poor fetal nutrition.
Summary: Dysmelia, a rare congenital condition, usually occurs in one in 100,000 people
EDRIC (European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre) that runs the DysNet online Limb Difference Network, has recently launched a survey to get a better picture of what life is like for people living with limb deficiencies across Europe.
EDRIC (The European Dysmelia Reference Information Centre) is an umbrella organisation that aims to bring together the world's limb difference groups to share knowledge, expertise and support in a way that will benefit and bring a strong voice to those affected by the loss of one or more limbs, whether congenital or through amputation.