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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics:
Trauma

Surgical Treatment of Posttraumatic Radioulnar Synostosis in Children

Aner, Alan M.D.*; Singer, Menachem M.D.*; Feldbrin, Zeev M.D.*; Rzetelny, Valentin M.D.*; Bar-On, Elhanan M.D.†

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Abstract

The authors describe two children who underwent surgical treatment of radioulnar synostosis. One case involved simple excision; the other, excision and interposition of Gore-Tex vascular graft material. In a review of the literature, no other report of the latter type of surgical treatment was found. A discussion of the literature concerning this rare complication in children and the current surgical treatment options are included.

© 2002 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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