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Deformity correction (upper tibial bone defect due to osteomyelitis) in lower limb using Ilizarov technique

MOJ Orthopedics & Rheumatology
Bari MM,1 Islam Shahidul,2 Bari AM Shayan R3

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Here we are presenting a massive bone defect of upper tibia and 7 cm limb length discrepancy due to long standing osteomyelitis, which was treated successfully using Ilizarov technique and frame.


non-union, deformity, osteomyelitis, Ilizarov, left tibia, difficult deformities, limping gait, fibular true apex, proximal tibia, lengthening, olive wire, ring construction, osteotomized, true apex, hypertrophic migrated fibula, steady traction