Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 6

Axillary Nerve Palsy Following Intramuscular COVID-19 Vaccine: A Case Report

Gary Ulrich1* Kameron Kraus1 and David Rich MS2

1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA
2Eclipse Orthopaedics LLC, Warsaw, IN, USA

*Corresponding Author: Gary Ulrich, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY, USA.

Received: April 17, 2023; Published: May 22, 2023


Tibial malrotation represents a complication of tibial shaft fractures treated with intramedullary nailing. Tibial malrotation has been described as ≥ 10 degrees and the incidence varies from 0 to 41% in the literature. The effect of tibial malrotation on patient outcome ranges from being asymptomatic and having no complications to issues with cosmesis, gait kinematics, joint contact pressures, and osteoarthritis in adjacent joints. Tibial malrotation can be measured with a physical exam, CT scan, or fluoroscopy. In this review, we discuss the literature with regards to the effect of tibial malrotation on patient outcome as well as review methods to measure tibial rotation.

Keywords:Tibial Malrotation; Tibial Torsion; Tibial Intramedullary Nailing; Tibial Fractures


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Citation: Gary Ulrich., et al. “Tibial Malrotation Following Intramedullary Nailing of Tibial Fractures”.Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.6 (2023): 58-62.


Copyright: © 2023 Gary Ulrich., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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