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Axial correction of the lower limb deformities in a girl with anauxetic dysplasia


Valgus subtrochanteric osteotomies and hemiepiphyseodesis around the knees have been performed to correct severe coxa vara and genua valga in a girl patient who manifested extreme dwarfism associated with spondylometaepiphyseal dysplasia consistent with anauxetic dysplasia. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first description of the combined orthopaedic intervention in a girl with anauxetic dysplasia.

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Kenis, V., Grill, F. & Kaissi, A.A. Axial correction of the lower limb deformities in a girl with anauxetic dysplasia. Musculoskelet Surg 98, 71–75 (2014).

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  • Anauxetic dysplasia
  • Valgus subtrochanteric osteotomies
  • Hemiepiphyseodesis
  • Radiology