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1

Structural causes of a short leg

- Fractures of LE
- Total hip/knee replacements
- Pes planus (flat feet)
- Talus problem (OA, etc.)

2

Hip/leg/foot compensation for pes planus

IR of leg, pronation of ankle

3

Which Salter Harris fractures would affect growth and thus the short leg?

Types 3-5 (those that include part of the growth plate)

4

Anterior innominate rotation = (higher/lower) iliac crest

HIGHER

5

Lift equation

SBU / (D + L)