Ipsilateral teratologic high hip dislocation, femoral hypoplasia and below-knee hemimelia associated with contralateral fibular hemimelia: report of a case with functional result
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In this case report, we present a patient with right teratologic high hip dislocation, femoral hypoplasia and below-knee hemimelia associated with left fibular hemimelia. Combined open reduction, proximal femoral osteotomy and a Dega acetabuloplasty were performed in the right hip. Closed tibial wedge osteotomy and centralization of the foot with lateral release and Achilles tendon lengthening were performed for the left side. The patient was able to walk with her prosthesis successfully within the first six postoperative months.