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Tibial Hemimelia 755.30


 Tibial Hemimelia ICD-9

  • 755.30 unspecified reduction deformity of the lower limb; hemimelia NOS of lower limb

Tibial Hemimelia Natural History / Etiology

  • Synonyms: Congenital absence of the tibial
  • rare anomaly
  • characterized by leg length inequality, malrotation of the extremity, and an equinovarus position of the foot.

Tibial Hemimelia Treatment

  • disarticulation at the knee
  • Centralization of the fibula has been performed in the past with poor long term results, which have required reoperations leading to amputations