Neglected intrauterine bilateral congenital knee dislocation
1Department of Child Health and Diseases, Division of Pediatric Neurology, Ordu University, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey
2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Ordu University, Faculty of Medicine, Ordu, Turkey
Keywords: Bilateral, congenital, dislocation, knee, neglected, subluxation
Bilateral congenital knee dislocation is a rare deformity which may present with other musculoskeletal abnormalities. In the early period, conservative treatment options have a high chance of success. However, in later stages, surgical treatment is indicated in neglected or unresponsive cases to manipulation in the early period. Herein, we present a rare case of bilateral congenital knee dislocation which was diagnosed after birth. Retrospective examination revealed that it occurred in the antenatal period and neglected.
Citation: Çıraklı S, Çıraklı A. Neglected intrauterine bilateral congenital knee dislocation. Jt Dis Relat Surg 2021;32(2):542-545.
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