Patient Case History: James

Tibia Lengthening and Correction in a Child (pediatric) After Growth Plate Injury

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
James fractured his tibia and injured the growth plate. He had an external rotation and varus deformity as well as 3 cm of shortening.

Post-Op

We did a double level tibia and fibula osteotomy using a Taylor Spatial Frame for gradual lengthening and correction.

Follow-Up

End result: equal leg lengths and correction of all deformity.


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