Congenital pseudarthrosis of the fibula

A. Dal Monte, O. Donzelli, A. Sudanese, N. Baldini

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Abstract

Three cases of congenital pseudarthrosis of the fibula are reported, all with prepseudarthrotic involvement of the omolateral tibia. In patients with this condition, correction of valgus deformity should be deferred until puberty, and the occurrence of tibial fractures should be prevented by means of leg splints.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)14-18
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Pediatric Orthopaedics
Volume7
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1987

Keywords

  • Anterior tibial bowing
  • Congenital pseudarthrosis
  • Fibula
  • Tibia
  • Valgus ankle

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Surgery

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    Dal Monte, A., Donzelli, O., Sudanese, A., & Baldini, N. (1987). Congenital pseudarthrosis of the fibula. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 7(1), 14-18.