SS  Vol.2 No.3 , May 2011
Report of a Case of Genu Recurvatum Following Tibial Eminence Avulsion Treated by Proximal Tibial Flexion Osteotomy and Review of the Literature
Abstract
We report a case of acquired genu recurvatum treated with a proximal tibial flexion osteotomy. A partial growth arrest at the anterior portion of the proximal tibial physis following a conservatively treated Meyers-McKeever type II injury of the tibial eminence. This is a reliable method in the correction of genu recurvatum. By using tricortical autogenous iliac crest graft, the osteotomy may be made very stable intra-operatively circumventing the need for fixation.

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nullN. Heidari, J. Madden and M. Loeffler, "Report of a Case of Genu Recurvatum Following Tibial Eminence Avulsion Treated by Proximal Tibial Flexion Osteotomy and Review of the Literature," Surgical Science, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2011, pp. 117-120. doi: 10.4236/ss.2011.23023.
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