Patient Case History: Nicole

Correction of a Foot Deformity

Pre-Op

Patient Surgeon: S. Robert Rozbruch
Nicole is a young woman born with sacral agenesis. This caused deformities of her feet. She has had many previous surgeries but still has a severe deformity of her left foot making walking and shoe wear difficult.

Pre-Op

The deformity is valgus, pronation, and external rotation.

Post-Op

A minimally invasive osteotomy (bone cut) was made, and a frame was applied to match her foot deformity. Gradual adjustment of the frame over a few weeks straightened her foot. She was able to walk and bear weight during this treatment.

Follow-Up

The frame was removed at 3 months and there is correction of the deformity and bone healing of the osteotomy.

Follow-Up


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