JOURNAL ARTICLE

Limb-lengthening and angular correction for dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica

M Nishiyama, E Nii, K Akeda, A Uchida
Journal of Orthopaedic Science: Official Journal of the Japanese Orthopaedic Association 2001, 6 (4): 358-61
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We report a patient with severe varus deformity and tibial shortening caused by dysplasia epiphysealis hemimelica (DEH), a rare skeletal developmental disorder characterized by an osteocartilaginous tumor arising from an epiphysis in young children. Limb lengthening and angular correction was performed successfully, with an excellent result without abnormal bone growth.

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