Hypophosphataemic rickets

I would like to describe one case from my practice.

A 16-year-old patient is suffering from hypophosphatemic (not related to vitamin D) rickets. The disease developed shortly after the child was born, as soon as he started walking. It manifested itself with arrested development, legs deformity, late teething and skull deformity.

The patient underwent eight operations on both hips and legs for the correction of foot deformities before the age of 14. However no result was achieved.

I performed a surgery for simultaneous correction of femur and tibia deformities of the left leg. The duration of treatment was five months. The function of the left lower limb was restored completely. During the treatment period, the patient walked with crutches and was fully weight bearing.

The result of treatment is presented on the pictures: