J Korean Orthop Assoc.  1984 Dec;19(6):1103-1108. 10.4055/jkoa.1984.19.6.1103.

Supramalleolar Stepcut Osteotomy for Tibial Deformity in Vitamin D - Resistant Rickets

Abstract

In treatment of Vitamin D-resistant rickets, the authors supplemented supramalleolar stepcut osteotomy for complex deformity of tibia consisted of varus, anterior bowing and intemal torsional supramalleolar level which accompanied severe waddling gait. The results of 10 tibia operations from 5 patients were generally satisfactory in terms of appearance and function.

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Vitamin D-resistant rickets; Tibia deformity; Supramalleolar stepcut osteotomy
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