Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2016 | Month : September | Volume : 10 | Issue : 9 | Page : RD03 - RD05

Meyer’s Muscle Pedicle Bone Graft a Novel Procedure in Treatment of Neglected Fracture Neck of Femur in Pediatric Age Group-A Case Report RD03-RD05

Manjunath S Daragad, KM Ponnanna, Sunil Mannual

Correspondence
Dr. Manjunath S Daragad,
Associate Professor and Consultant Deformity Surgeon, Department of Orthopaedics,
SDM College of Medical Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad-580009, Karnataka, India.
E-mail: daragad.manjunath@gmail.com

Meyers muscle pedicle graft has been used in delayed presentation and non-union of neck femur fracture in adults with good results. Delayed presentation or non-union neck femur in children is not uncommon in children. Subtrochanteric valgus osteotomy with or without fixation has been suggested with varying results. We present meyers muscle graft being used in paediatric age group with excellent result at 3 years follow-up. There are limited report literature of meyers muscle pedicle graft being used in children.