Injuries of Lower Limb
Tube cast is applied for injuries of:
a. "Tube cast a.k.a cylinder cast which is used for fracture of patella"
b. Transverse fracture of patella are fixed with tension band wiring and then support is provided by cylinder cast for 4-6 weeks.
c. Extent - Proximal extent - upper third of thigh
d. Distal extent - just above ankle joint