cubitus varus


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cubitus

 [ku´bĭ-tus]
1. elbow.
2. the entire upper limb distal to the humerus, including elbow, forearm, and hand.
3. ulna. adj., adj cu´bital.
cubitus val€´gus deformity of the elbow in which it deviates away from the midline of the body when extended.
cubitus va´rus deformity of the elbow in which it deviates toward the midline of the body when extended.

cu·bi·tus va'·rus

deviation of the extended forearm to the inward (ulnar) side of the axis of the limb.
A reversal of the arm’s carrying angle, resulting from
(1) Inadequate correction of the medial angulation of the distal fragment of a supracondylar fracture of the humerus or
(2) Stimulation of lateral condylar epiphyseal proliferation from the fracture itself—even when the fracture has not been displaced—resulting in a cosmetic, but not functional, deformity

cu·bi·tus va·rus

(kyū'bi-tŭs vā'rŭs)
Deviation of the extended forearm to the inward (ulnar) side of the axis of the limb.

cubitus

the forelimb distal to the humerus; includes the elbow, forearm, paw.

cubitus valgus
a deformity of the elbow in which it deviates away from the midline of the body when extended.
cubitus varus
a deformity of the elbow in which it deviates towards the midline of the body when extended.
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In our study, we conclude by saying that lateral closed wedge osteotomy and fixation with plate is a safe and effective technique with satisfactory results in cubitus varus deformity.
Supracondylar humeral osteotomy for traumatic childhood cubitus varus deformity.
6) They reported that if Baumann's angle of the injured extremity is within 4[degrees] of the normal side, then there will be no cubitus varus deformity.
If rotator malalignment is not corrected, it may result in an apparent cubitus varus or it can accentuate the deformity of valgus or varus tilt.
Many recent series have demonstrated a greatly increased incidence of cubitus varus in those patients treated by cast alone (Pirone A.
Cubitus varus deformity is less, compared to other methods due to better anatomical reduction and stable fixation.
4 patients had cubitus varus deformity and corrective osteotomy was advised but all patients refused because they had good range of painless motion.
Radiologically cubitus varus was assessed using goniometer and measuring the Baumann's angle.
However, cubitus varus deformity seems to be a common complication with any method of treatment.