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Lower limb abnormalities


        
For parents, caregivers, health care providers, and teachers, concerns and questions often arise regarding the care and well-being of individuals with Cornelia de Lange syndroom. 

Individuals with CdLS frequently experience minor lower limb abnormalities. Individuals may have small feet, toes that are joined together, short fourth toes or inward curving big toes (hallux valgus). Hallux valgus is often referred to as a ‘bunion’. Bunions are common in adults with CdLS and may cause walking difficulties, though often surgical repair is not required.


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Lower limb abnormalities

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Scoliosis and leg length differences need specific attention in adults with CdLS at regular medical check-ups.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

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