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Ectromelia (Phocomelia) Summary

Description: Gross hypo- or aplasia of one or more long bones of one or more limbs. The concept includes amelia, hemimelia, and phocomelia.

Also Known As: Phocomelia; Sirenomelia; Hemimelia; Amelia

Networked: 335 relevant articles (4 outcomes, 22 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Ectromelia

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. cidofovir hexadecyloxypropyl ester : 2 outcomes in 3 results : IBA
  2. Granzymes (Granzyme) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  3. cidofovir (Vistide) : 1 outcome in 4 results : FDA 1
  4. Interleukin-4 (Interleukin 4) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  5. Thalidomide (Thalomid) : 2 studies in 37 results : FDA 2
  6. Caudal regression syndrome : 2 studies in 25 results : IBA
  7. VACTERL association : 2 studies in 6 results : IBA
  8. Roberts Syndrome : 1 study in 25 results : IBA
  9. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid) : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
  10. VATER association : 1 study in 6 results : IBA
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Diseases Related to Ectromelia

  1. Infection
  2. Infectious Ectromelia
  3. Graft vs Host Disease (Graft-Versus-Host Disease)
  4. Vaccinia
  5. Cowpox
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Key Therapies for Ectromelia

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  1. Ilizarov Technique : 2 studies in 11 results
  2. Amputation : 1 study in 19 results
  3. External Fixators : 5 results
  4. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis) : 3 results
  5. Osteotomy : 2 results
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