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Limb Lengthening and Complex Reconstruction Service

Candidates for Limb Lengthening and Deformity Correction Surgery

limb lengthening patient

Adults and Children

  • Arm or leg length differences
  • Bone or joint deformity

Congenital Deformities (birth defects)

  • Congenital short femur
  • Fibular hemimelia
  • Hemiatrophy

limb lengthening patient

After Trauma

  • Growth plates fractures
  • Malunion
  • Nonunion
  • Shortening & deformity
  • Bone defects

After Infection

  • Osteomyelitis- bone infection

After Tumor

  • Bone defects

Short Stature

  • Dwarfism
  • Constitutional short stature