A novel minimally invasive method in pediatric cubitus varus deformity, distal lateral humerus hemiepiphysiodesis: A case report

Author(s): Partap Singh Verka

There is a relationship between cubitus varus deformity and the proximal ulna varus, and correction of this deformity during early childhood may prevent other morphological changes in the elbow. A 5 year 8 month old girl who developed cubitus varus deformity after supracondylar fracture. We publish the result of treatment with different surgical methods. Distal humerus lateral epiphysiodesis is a minimally invasive, reliable and quick surgical procedure that can correct cubitus varus deformity over time in children with sufficient growth potential, provided that the family and surgeon is patient, and prevent future morphological changes that may develop secondary to deformity