Pair of extension prostheses supplied for a girl o

Made:
1950
maker:
Hanger Orthopaedic Group, Inc

Pair of extension prostheses supplied for a girl of 2½ years. She had congenital malformations of all four limbs. The left socket is made of certalmid and the right has a leather ischial tuber bearing thigh corset and soft leather lace-up leather bootee. Both prostheses have an oval wooden base; a rigid pelvic band with a simple hip joint. Made by Hanger in 1950.

Details

Category:
Orthopaedics
Object Number:
1999-487
type:
prosthetic leg
credit:
Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
status:
Permanent collection

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