Telephone receiver deformity

Dr Daniel J Bell et al.

A telephone receiver deformity is a characteristic bowing of the shaft of the long bones, usually the humeri or femora, seen in thanatophoric dysplasia.

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rID: 59021
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Telephone handle deformity
  • Telephone receiver femur
  • Telephone receiver humerus
  • Telephone receiver femora
  • Telephone receiver humeri
  • Telephone handle femur
  • Telephone handle femora
  • Telephone handle humerus
  • Telephone handle humeri

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