Spontaneous healing of an atrophic pseudoarthrosis during femoral lengthening. A case report with six-year follow-up

Hae Ryong Song, S. H. Cho, K. H. Koo, S. T. Jeong

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Abstract

A seven-year old girl developed an atrophic pseudoarthrosis at the midshaft of the femur with 8.5 cm of femoral shortening after an open type II fracture. During a femoral lengthening procedure, the pseudoarthrosis filled with spontaneous callus formation and bone union was obtained.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)126-127
Number of pages2
JournalInternational Orthopaedics
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 May 1
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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