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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2019, vol. 25, issue4
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019254.2805
Published online: 02 December 2019

Case reports

J of IMAB. 2019 Oct-Dec;25(4):2805-2811;
Gergana Gecheva-Fermendzhieva1, 2ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Radko Radev1ORCID logo, Miroslav Marinov1ORCID logo,
1) Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, Union of Pathophysiology, Faculty of Medicine, Medical University of Varna, Bulgaria.
2) Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Pavel banya medical center ltd, Pavel banya, Bulgaria.

Purpose: The purpose of this case report is to show one of the rarest syndromes such as that of Patterson – Lowry and to prove that with a wide variety of treatment procedures, physiotherapy and rehabilitation speciality could improve patients' subjective complaints and restore the basic functions of the locomotor system in rare syndromes such as that of the two brothers represented in this report.
Materials and Methods: The methods of physiotherapy and rehabilitation offered by Pavel Banya MC were used, as well as the methods of kinesiotherapy.
Results: Improvement of patient's subjective complaints.
Conclusion: Balneotherapy procedures have a beneficial effect on patients with rare diseases, not only through their analgesic action but also through the professionalism and the hope that experienced rehabilitators give patients and their families.

Keywords: Patterson-Lowry syndrome, rare syndromes, physiotherapy, limb shortening,

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Please cite this article as: Gecheva-Fermendzhieva G, Radev R, Marinov M. Balneotherapy in an extremely rare condition – Patterson-Lowry syndrome. J of IMAB. 2019 Oct-Dec;25(4):2805-2811. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019254.2805

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Dr. Gergana Gecheva-Fermedzhieva, Medical center “Pavel banya”Ltd.; 2, Osvobojdenie str., Pavel banya, Bulgaria; E-mail: dr.ggecheva@abv.bg

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Received: 28 February 2019
Published online: 02 December 2019

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