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Patient Case History: Yesinia

Correction of Large Genu Valgum (knock-knee deformity)

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
This young woman with genu valgum was having lateral knee pain, progressive arthritis, and difficulty walking.

Yesinia, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Genu Valgum, Knock-knee deformity
Yesinia, Pre-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Genu Valgum, Knock-knee deformity
Yesinia, Pre-op thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Genu Valgum, Knock-knee deformity

Post-Op

Staged bilateral tibia and fibula osteotomies were performed followed by gradual correction using the Taylor Spatial Frame.

Yesinia, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, bilateral tibia and fibula osteotomies, Knock-knee deformity, taylor spatial frame
Yesinia, Post-op thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, bilateral tibia and fibula osteotomies, Knock-knee deformity, taylor spatial frame

Follow-Up

She has complete correction of her alignment and no knee pain. This will help prevent what would have otherwise been rapid progression of arthritis.

Yesinia, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Arthritis prevention, Knock-knee deformity treated, no knee pain
Yesinia, Follow up thumbnail Image, Limb Lengthening, Arthritis prevention, Knock-knee deformity treated, no knee pain
Yesinia, Follow up thumbnail of an x-ray, Limb Lengthening, Arthritis prevention, Knock-knee deformity treated, no knee pain


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