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Fig. 3 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Non-vascularised fibula grafts for reconstruction of segmental and hemicortical bone defects following meta- /diaphyseal tumour resection at the extremities

Fig. 3

Ewing’s sarcoma of the distal fibula in a 15-year-old female national squad triathlete a After wide resection of the tumour under preservation of the malleolar tip, the distal fibula was reconstructed with a non-vascularised fibula strut by performing a tibio-fibular synostosis b After complete integration and bony consolidation of the fibula graft c removal of the plate as well as the screws was planned as the patient felt bothered during sports activities d Partial remodelling of the fibula with ossifications along the periosteum was seen on conventional X-rays of this patient d

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