ONE BONE FOREARM: A VALID OPTION FOR TREATING POST INFECTION BONE DEFICIENCIES

Authors

  • Mehroze Zamir Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute
  • Intikhab Taufiq Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute
  • Mohammad Zoha Farooq Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute

Abstract

Surgical fixation of radius to ulna has been described in the literature at various instances when deficiencies of either of the bones are encountered. The main concept of one bone forearm relies on an intact elbow and wrist articulations so a stable functioning limb can be achieved after union of radius to the ulna. This case report elaborates post infection loss of proximal ulna treated with fixation to radius.Keywords: Forearm/surgery; Radius/abnormalities; Ulna/abnormalities; Osteomyelitis; Complications

Author Biographies

Mehroze Zamir, Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute

Senior registrar, department of orthopaedics

Intikhab Taufiq, Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute

Professor of Orthopaedics

Mohammad Zoha Farooq, Liaquat National Hospital and Post graduate medical institute

Senior Resident, Orthopadics

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Published

2019-08-21

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