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Case Reports in Orthopedics
Volume 2016, Article ID 7089142, 4 pages
Case Report

Leg Lengthening as a Means of Improving Ambulation Following an Internal Hemipelvectomy

1Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Tokyo Metropolitan Tama Medical Center, 2-8-29 Musashidai, Fuchu-Shi, Tokyo 183-8524, Japan
2Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Japan Labour Health and Welfare Organization, Kanto Rosai Hospital, 1-1 Kizukisumiyoshi-cho, Nakahara-ku, Kawasaki City, Kanagawa 211-8510, Japan
3Department of Musculoskeletal Oncology, Tokyo Metropolitan Cancer and Infectious Diseases Center Komagome Hospital, 3-18-22 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-8677, Japan

Received 10 August 2016; Accepted 18 September 2016

Academic Editor: Elke R. Ahlmann

Copyright © 2016 Wakyo Sato et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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Five years after fixator removal, the patient walked without apparent gait abnormality, and could stand on the lengthened leg steadily without any support.

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