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deformity

Pathol an acquired or congenital distortion of an organ or part

Deformity

See also Lameness.
Calmady, Sir Richard
born without lower legs. [Br. Lit.: Sir Richard Calmady, Walsh Modern, 84]
Carey, Philip
embittered young man with club foot seeks fulfillment. [Br. Lit.: Of Human Bondage]
Cyclopes
one-eyed monsters. [Gk. Lit.: Odyssey]
Elephant Man, the
Joseph Merrick, whose deformed face was said to resemble an elephant’s. [Br. Cinema: The Elephant Man]
Freaks
1930s macabre movie about sideshow people. [Am. Cinema: Halliwell, 278]
Gwynplaine
his disfigured face had a perpetual horrible grin. [Fr. Lit.: Hugo The Man Who Laughs in Benét, 632]
Mayeux
deformed man, both brave and witty. [Fr. Folklore: Wheeler Dictionary, 237]
Priapus
son of Aphrodite and Dionysus; grotesque man with huge phallus. [Gk. Myth.: Howe, 233]
Quasimodo
hunchbacked bell-ringer. [Fr. Lit.: Hunchback of Notre Dame]
Richard III
crook-back king. [Br. Lit.: Shakespeare Richard III]
Sarn, Prudence
harelipped girl is servant on brother’s farm. [Br. Lit.: Precious Bane, Magill I, 778–780]
thalidomide
supposedly harmless sedative resulted in disfigured babies. [Am. Hist.: Van Doren, 582–583]
Thersites
deformed Greek officer at the siege of Troy, famed for his malevolence. [Gk. Lit.: Iliad]
Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri de
(1864–1901) crippled and stunted; became great artist. [Fr. Hist.: Wallechinsky, 13]
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It becomes difficult while dealing with such deformity and this is the moment when you need a team,' Shaheed stated.
A particularly complex deformity of the prosoma of Eratigena atrica C.
Hammer toe is the commonest deformity of the lesser toes.
Valgus deformity can exist during knee flexion besides extension, which could lead to patellofemoral joint instability and soft tissue imbalance in the flexion gap, and thus complicate the surgical procedures.
Idiopathic club foot deformity is a disabling problem with an incidence of 0.
Nusrat said a common deformity registered among local new born is that of club feet that can be corrected in their phase of infancy, in first six to eight weeks of their lives.
The association between variables was examined using the Mann-Whitney test (gender and OHIP-14), Spearman Rank Correlation Coefficient (age and OHIP/discrepancy), Friedman test (T0, T1, and T2 comparisons), and Kruskal-Wallis test (type of deformity and OHIP-14).
They do not feel these interventions have made a difference in the shape of their daughter's skull, and ask about using a helmet to help correct the deformity.
According to Medtronic, it is a growth-sparing technology that allows correction of the deformity while maintaining the corrections over time, minimizing the need for periodic lengthening procedures.
Since then scientists have been using the latest techniques to work out the extent to which the ruler's potentially extreme spinal deformity would have affected his ability to be the warrior king famed for leading the charge at the Battle of Bosworth.
This paper aims to study the impact of tendon transfer to correct the ulnar claw deformity of leprosy in children.