Fractures in Special Circumstances: (Vascular-Compartment Problems, Nonaccidental Trauma, Pathologic Fractures)

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Fractures in Special Circumstances: (Vascular-Compartment Problems, Nonaccidental Trauma, Pathologic Fractures) Dennis Wenger Scott Mubarak VASCULAR AND COMPARTMENT PROBLEMS On the battlefield, arterial injuries are transported, and the decision to expose…

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Spine

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Spine Vidyadhar Upasani Burt Yaszay Peter Newton INTRODUCTION Pediatric spine fractures are rare with only 5% of all spinal cord and vertebral column injuries occurring in children age 16 and…

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Ankle

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Ankle Andrew Pennock Maya Pring INTRODUCTION In 1898, John Poland wrote Traumatic Separation of the Epiphyses and noted that ankle injuries in children differed from those in adults in three…

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Foot

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Foot Maya Pring Vidyadhar Upasani INTRODUCTION Foot fractures account for 5%-10% of pediatric fractures, and many of these can be treated with benign neglect and do relatively well. However, a…

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Knee

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Knee Andrew Pennock Eric Edmonds INTRODUCTION With our country’s fascination and enthusiasm for sports, we are currently observing a dramatic rise in sports-related pediatric knee injuries. When a child presents…

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Pelvis and Hip

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Pelvis and Hip Andrew Pennock Vidyadhar Upasani James Bomar INTRODUCTION The osteoporotic bone of an elderly lady is very different from the tough, growing bone of a child. Therefore, greater…

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Radius and Ulna

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Radius and Ulna Vidyadhar Upasani Henry Chambers INTRODUCTION Forearm fractures, especially about the wrist, are among the most common pediatric injuries. When a child falls off a bike, scooter, or…

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