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Treatment of antecubital pterygium in the nail-patella syndrome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9481653     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Antecubital pterygium is rare in the nail-patella syndrome but common in the multiple pterygium syndrome and aplasia of the trochlea. It is known that there is the rebound phenomenon after treatment of congenital joint contracture. We describe the poor functional results due to rapid recurrence of the flexion contracture treated with the Ilizarov method for an antecubital pterygium in the nail-patella syndrome.
H R Song; S H Cho; K H Koo; S T Jung; H S Shin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics. Part B     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1060-152X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-04-27     Completed Date:  1998-04-27     Revised Date:  2012-09-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9300904     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop B     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  27-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gyeongsang University Hospital, Chinju, Korea.
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MeSH Terms
Contracture / surgery
Elbow / abnormalities*,  surgery
Nail-Patella Syndrome / complications*,  radiography

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