Pair of non-articulated, platform-type extension prostheses with blocked leather ischial tuber-bearing thigh corsets. These are connected by telescopic side steels to wooden platforms, permitting weight bearing under the feet, by means of leather bootees. Made for a 4 year old boy with congenital absence of both upper limbs (amelia) and very short lower limbs. Made by Hanger in 1962.
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- prosthetic leg
- Richmond Twickenham and Roehampton Healthcare NHS Trust
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