Cubitus

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Cubitus

An ancient Roman unit of length approximately equivalent to 444 millimeters.
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There are different techniques, different fixation to correct cubitus varus deformity, each has its own advantage and disadvantage.
MINY et al lateral wedge osteotomy is an efficient technique to correct cubitus varus deformity.
Carrying angle in one patient of group I showed clearly demonstrable cubitus varus deformity in the form of negative carrying angle, whereas in group II there were 11 such patients.
According to Oh et al (7), fracture separation of distal humeral epiphysis in young children is likely to produce cubitus varus deformity with the development of avascular necrosis of the medial humeral condyle.
None had cubitus varus deformity at a minimum followup of 8 months.
Its management poses a number of problems like cubitus varus, nerve palsies and Volkmann's ischemic contracture.
Two patients in the study developed cubitus varus, which possessed cosmetic problem as both patients had good functional range of elbow motion.
In the past, cubitus varus or cubitus valgus frequently was thought to occur because of growth arrest of distal humeral epiphysis, rather than because of the malreduction of the fracture (Watson-Jones).
And we are correcting the angulations and rotations under image intensification control, greatly reduce the mal unions like cubitus varus or cubitus valgus with this technique.
28%) had cubitus varus deformity in comparison with Andrew (1) et al, study of 52 patients, five patients had varus angulation of <10[degrees], 6 had 10-20[degrees] and two had varus deformity of >20[degrees].
Though problems regarding Volkmann's contracture are not reported at present owing to the tremendous improvement in orthopaedic care, cubitus varus deformity following this fracture remains a problem.
Significant difference was noted between groups in terms of cubitus varus (5% or 1 patient in group 1 and 15% or 3 patients in group 2; p = 0.