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a disfiguring abnormality of shape or form

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an appearance that has been spoiled or is misshapen

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But if people use normal shoes that are in the market, they hardly cause deformities.'
About 300 children out of 1,000 in the country are observed to have such problems in one year, and it's only 200 who get treatment, leaving about 100 with the deformities on their mouth.
The surgeries corrected goiter, limb deformities, cleft lips, keloids hernia, facial deformities and syndactylies, and post burns contractures.
The past decade has seen an exponential increase in the number and sophistication of treatment for spinal deformities of all kinds, say Dickson and Harms, and to understand them and choose which to use in a particular case, it is more important than ever that learning spinal surgeons acquire a solid foundation in the basic principles and philosophy of management.
Dr Abdul Kareem Al Olama, chief executive officer of AJF, said, "Since its inception, the foundation has been providing children in the UAE with life-changing prosthetics, specialised wheelchairs and the necessary medical procedures to empower those with limb deformities and mobility challenges.
An emerging aphorism that is increasingly recited at national spine meetings is that "we're all deformity surgeons, but some of us treat it and some of us create it." Interest in preventing and treating deformities in the adult spine has surged in recent years and surgeons are now appreciating the role of the sagittal plane in contributing to pain and disability in patients with adult spinal deformities.
Embryo incubation at temperatures significantly different from the species optimum can be a powerful teratogenic factor leading to a number of developmental deformities (Juberthie, 1962, 1963a, b; Jacunski, 2002a, b, Jacunski et al., 2004; Napiorkowska and Templin, 2013).
The scientists concluded that a hazardous cocktail of insecticides used by local farmers caused the apes' deformities, though the farmers reportedly claimed that the pesticides were not a threat to the endangered apes.
[1] With the introduction of MDT (Multi-Drug Treatment) since 1983 as recommended by the WHO study group, India has achieved the goal of elimination of leprosy in December 2005.2 In 2009, WHO launched the Enhanced Global Strategy for further reducing the disease burden due to leprosy for 2011-2015, under which the target was to reduce numbers of new cases of leprosy with grade 2 deformities per 10000 population by at least 35% between the end of 2010 and the end of 2015 instead of leprosy prevalence.
SMC consultant vascular surgeon Dr Rani Al Agha said that up to 90 per cent of congenital deformities and birth anomalies are treated in Bahrain's largest public hospital without any need to send patients overseas.
He presented hand deformities resembling rheumatoid arthritis (RA).
Michael, 38, said the ultrasound didn't show the baby had deformities.
In particular, nonincarcerated and full segmented hemivertebrae may result in deformities that increase with growth.
Deformities of the toes can result in displacement of digits with abnormal pressure on joints and skin, with resultant callous information and corns.