1a: No proximal tibia visible on radiograph. Extensor mech absent. Hypoplastic distal femoral epiphysis
1b- Proximal tibia eventually ossifies and extensor mechanism will function. Distal femoral epiphysis appears normal
2- Proximal tibia present at birth but short tibia
3- diaphyseal and distal tibia present but proximal tibia absent
4- short tibia, fibula migrated proximal, diastasis of distal tib-fib joint
Please rate topic.
Average 3.9 of 29 Ratings
Thank you for rating! Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine
You have 100% on this question. Just skip this one for now.
A 13-month-old boy has shortening and deformity of the right leg. A clinical photograph and radiograph are provided in Figures A and B. Which of the following findings most predictive of a good outcome with a Syme amputation?
35 degree flexion contracture
Absence of tibiofibular synostosis
Full functional quadriceps strength
Family history of tibial hemimelia
Select Answer to see Preferred Response