Modular Mini Fragment LCP 2.0, 2.4, 2.7

The modular mini fragment LCP system (in some countries it is called the LCP compact hand system) is intended for fixation of fractures, osteotomies, nonunions, replantations, and fusions of small bones and small fragments, particularly in osteopenic bone.

The modular mini fragment LCP system includes 2.0?mm, 2.4?mm, and 2.7?mm modules. Several plates were added to the existing set to provide more variety and to keep the plate lengths and number of holes consistent for all the different modules. These are the LCP 2.7 with 10, and 8 holes, and the LCP 2.7 adaption plate with 12 holes. Both versions are available in stainless steel or CP titanium.

Female, 10 years, after bone tumor (Ewing's sarcoma) resection and allograft implantation, fistula to necrotic allograft.


Fig 1 ab: Preoperative x-rays.

Fig 1 c: Hand without any function.

Fig 2ab: Resection of necrotic radius, temporary ExFix and pallacos spacer.

Fig 3a: Microvascular osteocutaneous free fibula flap for reconstruction of radius and dorsal skin.

Fig 3b: Proximal osteosynthesis with two screws and arthrodesis of wrist wrist with LCP 2.7.

Fig 4ac: Postoperative.

Fig 5ab: Outcome after 2.5 months.


Case provided by Martin Langer, Mnster, DE

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