Successful fitting of a prosthesis for a child amputee suffering from scleroderma

Citation
M. Heim et al., Successful fitting of a prosthesis for a child amputee suffering from scleroderma, DISABIL REH, 23(10), 2001, pp. 448-450
Citations number
6
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Rehabilitation
Journal title
DISABILITY AND REHABILITATION
ISSN journal
0963-8288 → ACNP
Volume
23
Issue
10
Year of publication
2001
Pages
448 - 450
Database
ISI
SICI code
0963-8288(200107)23:10<448:SFOAPF>2.0.ZU;2-#
Abstract
A few anecdotal cases of limb amputations owing to scleroderma have been de scribed in the literature. This article outlines the salient problematic fe atures of a residual stump and provides the prosthetic considerations and a ppropriate design that eventually facilitated ambulation.