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2 Possible Causes for Limbs Fixed in External Rotation

  • Short Rib-Polydactyly Syndrome Type Beemer-Langer

    Since most short-rib polydactyly phenotypes are due to genes involved with biogenesis and maintenance of the primary cilium, this group of skeletal dysplasias was recently designated as ciliopathies with major skeletal involvement. Beemer-Langer syndrome or short-rib polydactyly type IV, was first described in 1983,[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Tibia Varum

    F- now this osteotomy is rotated on its face by external rotaion and valgus rotationin blounts diseases…..and is fixed with corticalor cancellous lag screw …wich is kept loose[slideshare.net] ….both limbs are checked for the correct alignment…..long knee ,bent knee cast is applied…..as the screw is kept loose …changes in the alignment can be made while applyind[slideshare.net]

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