Rotationplasty: Making the Foot Functions as a Knee

Rotationplasty: Making the Foot Functions as a Knee

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Orthopedics

Rotationplasty is a type of autograft wherein a portion of a limb is removed, while the remaining limb below the involved portion is rotated and reattached. This procedure is used when a portion of an extremity is injured or involved with a disease, such as cancer. Typically, the ankle joint becomes the knee joint.

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