Adverse Occurrence type:
Alerting signals, symptoms, evidence of occurrence:
A retrospective study was undertaken to analyze 40 proximal tibia bone grafts in maxillofacial reconstruction. Minimal follow-up was 6 months. There were no major complications during the follow-up period. Early minor complications (15%) included temporary sensory loss and ecchymosis. Late minor complication (2.5%) was gait disturbance for 2 months.
Demonstration of imputability or root cause:
Definite, retrospective clinical determination of gate disturbance.