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Classification for Sirenomelia

Purpose:

To classify a patient with sirenomelia using the limb classification scheme of Stocker and Heifetz.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

Q87.2

Description:

Stocker and Heifetz developed a classification scheme to describe the pattern of lower limb bone abnormalities seen in patients with sirenomelia.

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