Orphanet: Congenital bowing of long bones

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Congenital bowing of long bones

Disease definition

Long bone bowing is a congenital condition described by the presence of symmetric or asymmetric angular deformity and shortening of the long bones, particularly the femurs, tibiae and ulnae.


Classification level: Disorder
  • Synonym(s): -
  • Prevalence: Unknown
  • Inheritance: Autosomal recessive 
  • Age of onset: Infancy, Neonatal
  • ICD-10: Q68.3  Q68.4  Q68.5  Q68.8
  • OMIM: 211355  264050
  • UMLS: C1096546
  • MeSH: -
  • GARD: 953
  • MedDRA: 10054064
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