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Indian Journal of Orthopaedics Surgery


MANAGEMENT OF BONE DEFECT IN FOREARM BY CREATING ONE BONE FOREARM - A CASE REPORT


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Author Details : Ramesh Krishna K, Aradhana T R, Sreekantha K S, Preetham N

Volume : 1, Issue : 1, Year : 2015

Article Page : 79-81


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Abstract

35 year old, housewife presented with non-union right forearm following crush injury right forearm thirteen months back. Extensor tendons were lost, fixed deformities were present at wrist and x-ray showed non-union with gap of radius more than ulna and wrist arthritis. Radialization of ulna was done creating one bone forearm with bone graft. Three months follow-up showed fracture union in progress, with good cosmetic appearance and some function of the right upper limb. One bone forearm procedure can be considered to treat post traumatic bone loss in forearm when other treatment fails.

Key words: Nonunion, One Bone forearm

How to cite : Ramesh Krishna K, Aradhana T R, Sreekantha K S, Preetham N, MANAGEMENT OF BONE DEFECT IN FOREARM BY CREATING ONE BONE FOREARM - A CASE REPORT. Indian J Orthop Surg 2015;1(1):79-81

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