Correction of forearm malunion guided by the preoperative complaint.

  title={Correction of forearm malunion guided by the preoperative complaint.},
  author={Ladislav Nagy and Linas Jankauskas and Charles E. Dumont},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={466 6},
UNLABELLED Diaphyseal malunion of the forearm may cause loss of pronation and supination, a painful distal radioulnar joint, and aesthetic problems. Seventeen patients (10 males, seven females; mean age, 20.6 +/- 9.3 years) were operated on because of symptomatic malunion after a pediatric forearm fracture. Six patients had predominant loss of pronation (Group 1), four had predominant loss of supination (Group 2), and seven had a painful distal radioulnar joint (Group 3). An osteotomy of the… CONTINUE READING