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What is Limb Deformity Correction?

Limb deformities are a congenital, developmental, or obtained musculoskeletal abnormality resulting from a fracture, infections, arthritis, or tumor.

 

Causes:

  • Osteogenesis imperfect
  • Infections of the bones
  • Bow legs
  • Limb length discrepancies
  • Traumatic injury

In tibia, femur, and ankle most often cause bone deformities.

 

What are the symptoms for Limb Deformity Correction?

  • Pain
  • Restricting mobility
  • Back pain

 

Evaluations for Limb Deformity Correction

  • X-rays
  • Physical examination
  • CT scan
  • Blood Tests
  • MRI

 

Treatment for Limb Deformity Correction 

Treatment relies on the deformity anatomy place, functional deficiency, or cosmetic concern presence. The main objective of the procedure is to achieve an effective bone alignment and better joint function, ranging from bracing to surgery.

 

Surgical procedure types:

  • Acute correction – A surgeon can choose a deformity acute correction when the angle of deformity is small and only in one direction. The procedure includes cutting the bone into two parts, called an osteotomy and shifting the sections manually to the right position of the anatomy.
  • Gradual correction – Gradual correction bone deformity surgery is based on a concept known as osteogenesis of distraction that induces bone growth through applied osteotomy tension. An osteotomy is a division or cutting of a bone by surgery.

 

Estimated Costs

Cost for investigations would generally range between USD 600 to USD 700

Cost of procedure would generally be as below:

Hospital City Cost of Procedure
Artemis Hospital Gurugram USD 7000
Jaypee Hospital Greater Noida USD 7800
BLK Super Specialty Hospital New Delhi USD 8000
Indraprastha Apollo Hospital New Delhi USD 8000
W Pratiksha Hospital Gurugram USD 6800
Sharda Hospital Noida USD 6500
Max Hospital Gurugram USD 6500

 

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