Ulnar longitudinal deficiency (ULD) is a lack of formation of the pinky side of the upper extremity. It usually affects the forearm but can affect the hand, forearm, and upper arm. It can affect bone, muscle, tendon, nerves, and blood vessels. The severity is different in each affected child.
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