Neurological Complications Arising in Bilateral Lengthening of the Tibiae in an Achondroplastic Subject
This short article deals with the neurological complications which arose in a 15-year old achondroplast undergoing extensive lengthening of the lower limbs (ELL) with the Ilizarov technique. The purpose of this report is, therefore, not only that of portraying the clinical-statistical significance of the matter but also to emphasize the need for careful neurological assessment of patients who are candidates for ELL.
KeywordsNeurological Complication Anterior Decompression Ilizarov Method Decompressive Laminectomy Ilizarov Technique
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