Patient Cases

Case 7 - Achondroplasia

Young girl with achondroplasia. We corrected her short stature and deformities with a total of four lengthenings: three lower extremity four-segment lengthenings (simultaneous femoral and tibial lengthening) and one upper extremity lengthening. She gained a total of 40 cm (~16 in.) of height and 10 cm of length in her arms. Her final height is 5'2" (158 cm).

Case 9 - Achondroplasia

 Young boy with achondroplasia. We corrected his short stature and deformities with a total of four lengthenings: three lower extremity four-segment lengthenings (simultaneous femoral and tibial lengthening) and one upper extremity lengthening. He gained a total of 40 cm (~16 in.) of height and 12.5 cm of length in his arms. His final height is 5' 5 1/2" (168 cm).

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