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Elbow Reconstruction Following an Extensive Resection of the Proximal Part of the Ulna in a Patient with Ewing SarcomaA Case Report
Jerzy Sułko, MD, PhD1
1 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University Children’s Hospital, Wielicka Street 265, Krakow 33-663, Poland. E-mail address: jerzysulko@hotmail.com
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Investigation performed at University Children’s Hospital, Krakow, Poland



Disclosure: The author did not receive payments or services, either directly or indirectly (i.e., via his institution), from a third party in support of any aspect of this work. He, or his institution, has had a financial relationship, in the thirty-six months prior to submission of this work, with an entity in the biomedical arena that could be perceived to influence or have the potential to influence what is written in this work. The author has not had any other relationships, or engaged in any other activities, that could be perceived to influence or have the potential to influence what is written in this work. The complete Disclosures of Potential Conflicts of Interest submitted by authors are always provided with the online version of the article.

Copyright © 2013 by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.
JBJS Case Connector, 2013 Nov 13;3(4):e111 1-5. doi: 10.2106/JBJS.CC.L.00003
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Malignant bone tumors are usually located in the lower extremities. Malignant bone tumors in the upper extremities, especially in the forearm, are rare1. Current treatment of this type of tumor consists of chemotherapy and limb-sparing, radical resection of the tumor. The most frequently applied reconstructive procedures involve the implantation of endoprostheses, autogenous bone grafts, allografts, and other forms of reconstruction2-6. This case report describes a patient with a tumor of the ulna; the operative treatment and its results are also presented. The patient and his parents were informed that data concerning the case would be submitted for publication, and they provided consent.
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