Proximal tibio-fibular synostosis. A rare congenital anomaly.

Published online: Jun 27 1991

K J O'Dwyer.

Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital, Exeter, United Kingdom.


A case of proximal tibiofibular synostosis is presented along with a review of the literature. The variety of presenting complaints is discussed and the syndrome is compared with that of radio-ulnar synostosis. Possible modes of treatment are explained.