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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B:
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0000000000000042
Upper Limb

Percutaneous corrective osteotomy for Kirner’s deformity: a case report

Gamo, Kazushigea; Kuriyama, Kohjib; Uesugi, Ayakob; Nakase, Takanobub; Hamada, Masayukib; Kawai, Hideoc

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Kirner’s deformity is a rare skeletal deformity first described in Germany in 1927. It is characterized by progressive palmar–radial curvature of the distal phalanx of the small finger. Here, we present the case of a 15-year-old boy with Kirner’s deformity in both little fingers, who was treated with percutaneous corrective osteotomy. This was followed by a successful outcome after 36 months.

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