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J Pediatr Orthop B. 2008 Mar;17(2):95-101.

The ulnius: a one-bone forearm in children.

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  • 1Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA.


Surgical creation of a one-bone forearm is appropriately utilized for a variety of underlying conditions. It functions best when the proximal ulna and distal radius are available for use. A variety of surgical techniques have been utilized. This report reviews the pediatric literature and presents four personal cases, each with a different underlying abnormality. The rotational position of forearm fusion is discussed.

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