unilateral long-leg spica cast

unilateral long-leg spica cast

an orthopedic cast applied to immobilize one leg and the trunk of the body cranially as far as the nipple line. It is used to treat a fractured femur or for the correction or the maintenance of the correction of a hip deformity. See also cast. Compare bilateral long-leg spica cast, one-and-a-half spica cast.
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