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Invisible and visible limb differences in children

Some limb differences can change the course of a child's life, while others can be "invisible" to an onlooker, and even curable.

February 28, 2024
Born this Way

Congenital limb differences are thought to occur when a baby’s blood vessel system doesn’t mature at the typical rate during pregnancy, so some tissues don’t get the blood flow they need to develop, explains Hutt’s doctor Laurel Benson, M.D., a pediatric orthopedic surgeon in Denver, CO.

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Published:
February 28, 2024
Location:
Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children at PSL

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