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11 Possible Causes for Leg Length Inequality, Sloping Shoulders

  • Scoliosis

    ", that is an inclination of the entire brace above the apical vertebra of the thoracic curve opposite to the proximal slope, together with an advancement of the shoulder[scoliosisjournal.com] length inequality as cause of scoliosis other important findings on physical exam leg length inequality midline skin defects (hairy patches, dimples, nevi) signs of spinal[orthobullets.com] Anatomical Leg Length Inequality, Scoliosis and Lordotic Curve in Unselected Clinic Patients J Manipulative Physiol Ther 1991 (Jul); 14 (6): 368–375 The results of this study[chiro.org]

  • Pelvic Declination

    This allows lower positioning of the patient (forearm parallel to the floor or sloping 10 degrees upward) and a more relaxed shoulder posture (Figure 1). • Tight spaces.[pubs.royle.com] Anatomical leg-length inequality (LLI) is a very different matter.[mandarinochiropractic.com] Giles reported in the literature that a leg-length inequality (LLI) of greater than 10 mm leads to asymmetric endplates, vertebral body height, and traction spurs, i.e.; degenerative[chirofind.com]

  • Acrorenal Mandibular Syndrome

    The collarbone may be underdeveloped or malformed (dysplastic) giving the appearance of sloping shoulders.[rarediseases.org] Length Inequality Lenz Majewski Hyperostotic Dwarfism Lissencephaly Type III and Bone Dysplasia Macroepiphyseal Dysplasia, McAlister Coe Type Marfan syndrome Marfan Syndrome[rgd.mcw.edu] shoulders High pitched voice Brisk reflexes Polyuria Hyperglycemia Hypoplasia of the brainstem Pectus excavatum Dysarthria Edema Confusion Visual field defect Chronic kidney[mendelian.co]

  • Callus Formation of the Clavicle

    Impression: [x] Shoulder Plain Film Dictation Indication: [x] Technique: [x] views of the [x] shoulder.[myradnotes.wordpress.com] For example, limited pronation-supination after forearm fractures or the development of pelvic obliquity, scoliosis, and back pain secondary to leg-length inequality.[boneandspine.com] I just broke my left collar bone (clavicle) in two places Tele-skiing (fell forward and my right ski tip got between my shoulder and the slope I smashed into- I ski with long[rockclimbing.com]

  • Acro-Pectoral Syndrome

    length inequality is common and there may be a need for contralateral epiphyseodesis or rarely ipsilateral lengthening Prognosis 50% of fractures will heal with firm internal[flinders.edu.au] Mildest forms include clinodactyly, limited supination, and sloping shoulders.[emedicine.medscape.com] (Ilizarov technique) May require amputation if unable to achieve a stable functional limb without deformity (about 50% of the patients with neurofibromatosis amputation) Leg[flinders.edu.au]

  • Schwartz-Lelek Syndrome

    length inequality is common and there may be a need for contralateral epiphyseodesis or rarely ipsilateral lengthening Prognosis 50% of fractures will heal with firm internal[flinders.edu.au] shoulders and clavicles, winged, low, and laterally-set scapulae, hearing impairment and mild intellectual deficit.[mendelian.co] (Ilizarov technique) May require amputation if unable to achieve a stable functional limb without deformity (about 50% of the patients with neurofibromatosis amputation) Leg[flinders.edu.au]

  • Congenital Deformities of Limbs

    Limb deformity and leg length inequality problems include many different conditions. These conditions affect the appearance or function of an arm or a leg.[cincinnatichildrens.org] Sloping narrow shoulders, hypoplasia of the radius and radio-ulnar synostosis have been noted in some cases.[oandplibrary.org] If your child has a significant deformity or length inequality, call the Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Center at Cincinnati Children's for a consultation.[cincinnatichildrens.org]

  • Autosomal Dominant Mental Retardation 21

    Length Inequality Lenz Majewski Hyperostotic Dwarfism LEOPARD syndrome Leri-Weill dyschondrosteosis Lethal Congenital Nonspherocytic Hemolytic Anemia with Genital and Other[rgd.mcw.edu] Sloping narrow shoulders, hypoplasia of the radius and radio-ulnar synostosis have been noted in some cases.[oandplibrary.org] Laryngotracheal Stenosis, Progressive, with Short Stature and Arthropathy Lateral Meningocele Syndrome Laurence-Moon syndrome Laurin-Sandrow Syndrome Le Marec Bracq Picaud Syndrome Leg[rgd.mcw.edu]

  • Cardio-Spondylo-Carpo-Facial Syndrome

    Expertise, Disease and Conditions: Achondroplasia, Blount's Disease, Cerebral Palsy, Fractures, Hip Dislocations, Hip Dysplasia, Kyphosis, Leg Length Inequality, Marfan Syndrome[hopkinsmedicine.org] Distinguishing features were a long face with narrow nose, high arched palate, prominent and dysmorphic ears, long neck, sloping shoulders and clavicles, winged, low, and[4h4.tantalize.us] shoulders Malabsorption Thick eyebrow Multiple renal cysts Large earlobe Sleep disturbance Nevus flammeus Progressive hearing impairment Arnold-Chiari malformation Hypercalciuria[mendelian.co]

  • Pelvic Dysplasia-Arthrogryposis of Lower Limbs Syndrome

    length inequality is common and there may be a need for contralateral epiphyseodesis or rarely ipsilateral lengthening Prognosis 50% of fractures will heal with firm internal[flinders.edu.au] In the classic manifestations of AMC, shoulders are sloped, adducted, and internally rotated, the elbows are extended, and the wrists and digits are flexed.[msdmanuals.com] (Ilizarov technique) May require amputation if unable to achieve a stable functional limb without deformity (about 50% of the patients with neurofibromatosis amputation) Leg[flinders.edu.au]

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