FRACS Orthopaedic Exams


A male child develops a complete closure of the proximal tibial growth plate as a result of whole bone osteomyelitis at the age of six years. At the age of eight years his true leg length discrepancy is 1.5 cm.

1. How would you predict his future leg length discrepancy?

2. List the treatment options with advantages and disadvantages of each


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