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23 y.o. patient with the constitutional short stature
Height: 165 cm
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Method: Cross-lateral tibia-femur lengthening by classical Ilizarov technique

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Before the treatment
First surgery:
application of Ilizarov/hybrid frames and intramedullary wires on the right femur and left tibia.

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Newly grown bone                               

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After the first period of lengthening

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Second surgery: after 2 months of rehabilitation and restoration of joints range of motion the same procedure was performed on the right tibia and the left femur.

Result: the height was increased by 16 cm. Duration of the whole procedure included 2 sets of lengthening and rehab period 16 months.