Technique of forearm osteotomy for pediatric problems

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Abstract

Correction of a rigid forearm deformity in children is often desired in congenital radioulnar synostosis, brachial plexus palsy, cerebral palsy, or posttraumatic torsional deformity. Osteotomies at the diaphyseal level present difficulties with maintenance of reduction, whether or not internal or pin fixation is used. The stabilizing and healing potential of the periosteum in these cases can be used to advantage in the correction of these deformities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2400-2403
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Volume37
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2012

Keywords

  • Forearm osteotomy
  • pediatric forearm deformity
  • radioulnar synostosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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