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Bilateral Genu Valgum due to Chondroectodermal Dysplasia (Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome)

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A 14-year-old female with chondroectodermal dysplasia (Ellis-van Creveld syndrome) underwent bilateral high tibial (proximal to the tibial tubercle) osteotomy and deformity correction via circular external fixation for treatment of recurrent genu valgum with accompanying tibial internal rotation and patellofemoral instability.


  • High Tibial Osteotomy
  • Tibial Tubercle
  • Deformity Correction
  • Valgus Deformity
  • Tibial Internal Rotation

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Karol, L., Samchukov, M., Cherkashin, A. (2014). Bilateral Genu Valgum due to Chondroectodermal Dysplasia (Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome). In: Rozbruch, S., Hamdy, R. (eds) Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Surgery Case Atlas. Springer, Cham.

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