Odontoid Process Fracture in Children: Delayed Diagnosis and Successful Conservative Management with a Halo Cast
- Stress fractures in children: a review of 37 cases. Papadimitriou, Nikolaos G.; Christophorides, John; Papadimitriou, Angeliki; Beslikas, Theodoros A.; Ventouris, Thrasos N.; Goulios, Basilios A. // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;Mar2007, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p131
Stress fractures are uncommon injury in young active children and may present diagnostic dilemmas. They may have features in common with situations like infection or tumor and early suspicion of them is critical in order to eliminate the need for costly or invasive investigations. We...
- Untitled. // New Yorker;4/18/1959, Vol. 35 Issue 9, p151
An excerpt from the periodical "Southland News" is presented.
- Refracture of the Clavicle in an Infant: Case Report and Review of Clavicle Fractures in Children. Nield, Linda S.; Kamat, Deepak // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p77
Perinatal clavicle fractures typically heal without complication, and subsequent refracture of the same clavicle during infancy or toddlerhood has not been reported. This is a case report of a fracture of the clavicle in a 9-month-old child who had previously suffered a fracture of the same...
- Mend bones minus the cast. Verkler, Erin // Prevention;May2005, Vol. 57 Issue 5, p51
Comments of the efficacy of elastic titanium nails used to heal broken bones. Report that elastic titanium nails help heal broken bones in children faster than traditional casts; Comments of Jack Flynn, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who studied the use of the nails for bone healing; Report that...
- Bilateral Humerus and Corner Fractures in an 18-Month-Old Infant. Kaplan, Kevin M.; Gruson, Konrad I.; Paksima, Nadir // Bulletin of the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases;2008, Vol. 66 Issue 2, p124
Child abuse continues to be a serious problem that is likely to be encountered in all medical specialties, with orthopaedic surgeons commonly evaluating children having sustained musculoskeletal injuries. In busy emergency departments and clinics, junior residents shoulder much of the...
- Fracture dislocation shoulder in a 3-year old. Nugpok, Obang; Menon, Jagdish; Satyanarayana, P. // European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology;May2010, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p333
An injury involving fracture of the proximal humeral physis along with glenohumeral dislocation in preschool children is a very rare event. We report a 3-year-old girl child with fracture dislocation of the shoulder who was treated successfully with open reduction.
- The treatment of pulled elbow: a prospective randomized study. Taha, Assad M. // Archives of Orthopaedic & Trauma Surgery;May2000, Vol. 120 Issue 5/6, p336
To evaluate the effectiveness in decreasing recurrence of cast application after manual reduction of pulled elbow. Sixty-four children with pulled elbow were randomized into two treatment groups: Group A underwent manipulative reduction followed by splinting the elbow in a flexed and supinated...
- Risk-taking, coordination and upper limb fractures in children: a population based case-control study. Deqiong Ma; Ruth Morley; Graeme Jones // Osteoporosis International;Aug2004, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p633
The aim of this population based case-control study was to examine the association between risk-taking behaviour, motor coordination and upper limb fractures in children aged 9?16 years. A total of 321 fracture cases and 321 randomly selected individually matched controls were studied. The...
- Preventing injuries in children: Cluster randomised controlled trial in primary care. Kendrick, Denise // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);04/10/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7189, p980
Offers information on a study which assessed the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of a package of interventions to prevent childhood injuries. Subjects and methods; Results; Discussion on the results of the study.