Salter pelvic osteotomy

Case contributed by Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk


17 years old with spastic hemiplegia. Status post right Salter pelvic osteotomy and femoral varus derotational osteotomy.

Patient Data

Age: 17
Gender: Male

Significant rotation towards right due to patient's underlying disease.

Right varus derotational osteotomy hardware in situ. Status post Salter pelvic osteotomy with two screws superiorly to right acetabulum. 

Complete ankylosis of right hip joint. 


Case Discussion

Pelvic osteotomy is performed in cases of acetabular dysplasia caused by various underlying diseases.

Salter osteotomy is type of redistributing osteotomy. Transection of innominate bone is performed fallowed by rotation of acetabulum, ischium and pubis. 

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Case information

rID: 52580
Published: 12th Apr 2017
Last edited: 13th Apr 2017
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