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2005-11-29-13 Femoral - facial syndrome © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/


Femoral - facial syndrome


Cuillier F, MD*, Carasset G. MD**, Lemaire P, MD$, Deshayes M, MD$, Alessandri JL, MD#


* Department of Gynecology, Félix Guyon’ Hospital, Ile de la Réunion, France
** Gynecologist, Sainte-Clothilde clinic,IIe de la Réunion, France. 
$ Sonogapher, Moufia’ street, Ile de la Réunion, France.
# Department of Neonatology, Félix Guyon’Hospital, Ile de la Réunion, France.

 

Synonyms: Femoral hypoplasia - unusual facies syndrome


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