Patient Case History: Carol

Lengthening and deformity correction in fibrous dysplasia with osteotomy and hip replacement

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Carol has a 14 cm leg length discrepancy and severe deformity from fibrous dysplasia. The tibia is in valgus and external rotation. The hip is stiff, arthritic, and fixed in an adduction position.

Post-Op

She was treated with a total hip replacement and a 2 level tibial osteotomy to correct her deformities.

Follow-Up

With complete correction of all deformities, she has gained a large amount of length. Her hip is mobile and her legs are straight.


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