A tale of two tibias: a review of treatment options for congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia.

@article{Johnston2008ATO,
  title={A tale of two tibias: a review of treatment options for congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia.},
  author={Charles E. Johnston and John G. Birch},
  journal={Journal of children's orthopaedics},
  year={2008},
  volume={2 2},
  pages={133-49}
}
PURPOSE Two common treatment options for congenital pseudarthrosis of the tibia (CPT) are intramedullary fixation following resection/shortening of the pseudarthrosis site and reconstruction with an Ilizarov external fixator following resection. We present in detail a narrative of two cases with similar degrees of tibial dysplasia associated with NF-1 treated using these different methods and followed to completion. METHODS Technical issues and details of the treatment methods from case… CONTINUE READING

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