Limb reconstruction is the surgical reshaping of a limb that is distorted by injury, birth defect or disease.


Techniques of limb reconstruction

Limb reconstruction employs techniques such as osteotomy and distraction callotasis (stretching out the bone). Since the term is broad, it may also involve soft tissue reconstructions.


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