ARTHROSCOPIC ASSISTED PERCUTANEOUS SCREW FIXATION OF PYLON FRACTURE: CASE REPORT
We report a case of 24 year old female, with closed pylon tibial fracture ,treated with arthroscopic assisted percutaneous osteosynthesis.
Surgical technique – Ankle arthroscopy with debridement, sequestrectomy fracture reposition and under fluoroscopic imaging , percutaneous screw fixation was done.
For objective evaluation of the range of motion, and subjective satisfaction from the operation and pain score we used American ankle and foot score. Follow up was done at 3 and 6 months postoperatively and 1 month after screws removal.
Excelent postoperative result, with no surgical complication was present.
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