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Supra-condylar femoral osteotomy for correction of the deformity in 39 cases of flexion contractures of knees have been analysed. Amongst 36 cases it resulted from residual poliomyelitis, in 2 following guinea worm infection and in one it followed an amputation. The osteotomy was carried out as a single stage procedure and yielded gratifying results. Complications met with were neurovascular deficiency, infection, displacement of fragment and joint stiffness.