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Trauma (Pediatrics)

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Gun-stock deformity is seen in:



A Cubitus varus

B Cubitus valgus

C Cubitus recurvatus

D None of the above

Ans. A

Cubitus varus

a. Late complication of supracondylar fracture of humerus

i. Malunion.

ii. Myositis ossificans.

iii. Volkmann's ischemic contracture (VIC..

b. Malunion is commonest complication of supracondylar fracture and result in cubitus varus deformity.

c. Cause of this deformity is, fracture unite with distal fragment tilted medially and in internal rotation.

Cubitus varus deformity is also known as Gun stock deformity.

Treatment: French osteotomy is treatment of choice for gun stock deformity

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