Our experience of treating dystrophic varus deformity of the femoral head in children

Mykola Denesyuk, Viktor Panchyshyn


Experience in treatment of children with dystrophic varus deformity of the femoral neck during 25 years (1985–2009) is analysed. Attention is focused on 4 cases, which successfully underwent conservative treatment. Taking into account the positive results, it is recommended to use conservative treatment in patients with grade I of the disease, as well as with grade II, if their parents refuse the operation or the latter is contraindicated.


distrophic varus deformity of femoral head; classification; stage of disease


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