A rare case of tibial hemimelia, surgical technique and clinical results

Marco Basso, Valentina Camurri, Piero Frediani, Silvio Boero

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Abstract

We report a nine-year-old boy with a type IIIa tibial hemimelia, according to the new Paley classification. We describe the x-ray findings, the surgical treatment technique, and the prognostic course of the patient. Descriptions of such cases are very infrequent in the literature and type of treatment is still object of debate.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-319
Number of pages5
JournalActa Orthopaedica et Traumatologica Turcica
Volume52
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 2018

Keywords

  • Child
  • Ectromelia/diagnosis
  • Fluoroscopy
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Orthopedic Procedures/methods
  • Radiography
  • Rare Diseases
  • Surgery, Computer-Assisted/methods
  • Tendon Transfer/methods
  • Tibia/abnormalities

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