deformity

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a disfiguring abnormality of shape or form

Synonyms for deformity

an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen

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The Little Wings Foundation was founded in 2007 by Dr Marc Sinclair, one of the region's prominent paediatric orthopaedic surgeons, with the mission to provide medical assistance to children who have musculoskeletal deformities in the Middle East and North Africa.
It should be noted, however, that developmental deformities of this kind are extremely rare and usually lead to death of the affected individual in the early stages of postembryonic development.
Twenty-five percent of chimps and 17 percent of baboons in the area were born with noticeable physical deformities by 2016, while other populations born just nine miles away were healthy.
Among the case sheets of the new leprosy cases, a search was made to find out distribution of the grade 2 deformities in Hands, Feet and Eye.
Hammer toes usually start out as mild deformities and get progressively worse.
Nusrat said majority of foot deformities can be treated without operation and that Ponseti method has been established to be highly efficient and equally cost effective.
This study included 30 patients undergoing dental surgery to correct dentofacial deformities between August 2010 and June 2011 at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology Center at Universidade Federal do Parana--UFPR.
Our study showed a much higher incidence of the World Health Organisation ( WHO) grade 2 deformities constituting around 30.
1) A 2011 clinical report by Laughlin et al (6) recommended against using helmets for infants with mild to moderate deformities, but stated that there was little evidence of harm.
Shilla is designed to treat skeletally immature pediatric patients less than 10 years of age diagnosed with severe, progressive, life-threatening, early onset spinal deformities.
Ulnar nerve paralysis is the most common impairment in leprosy causing deformities and deficiencies which can be identified by specific tests and signs.
The different deformities, based on topography, are discussed with regard to presentation and management.
Since these deformities may also arise without an evident precipitating cause, they can pose a diagnostic conundrum.
KARACHI -- Foot deformities are very common in newborn children.