Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Arvinius C, Luque R, Díaz-Ceacero C, Marco F
Congenital knee dislocation: case report
Acta Ortop Mex 2016; 30 (3)

Language: Español
References: 12
Page: 147-149
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Congenital knee dislocation is an infrequent condition with unknown etiology. In some cases it occurs as an isolated condition, while in others it coexists with associated conditions or syndromes. The treatment of congenital knee dislocation is driven by the severity and flexibility of the deformity. The literature includes from serial casting or the Pavlik harness to quadriceps tendon plasty or femoral osteotomies. We report herein the case of a congenital dislocation treated with serial casting with a good outcome.

Key words: congenital dislocation, treatment, immobilization.


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