Fracture-separation of the distal humeral epiphysis
作者: Cosimo TudiscoFederico ManciniFernando De MaioErnesto Ippolito
作者单位: 1Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Policlinico Tor Vergata, University of Rome, “Tor Vergata”, Viale Oxford, 81-00133 Roma, Italy
刊名: Injury, 2006, Vol.37 (9), pp.843-848
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2006.02.018
关键词: Fracture-separationDistal humeral epiphysisCubitus varusDeformity
原始语种摘要: Summary(#br)Fracture-separation of the distal humeral epiphysis is a rare injury described in young children. The diagnosis is often difficult because most of the ossification centre are not visible.(#br)We report a long-term follow-up study of five cases, evaluated after an average of 38 years. At the time of fracture, all the patients were more than 3 years old.(#br)Three patients had been treated with overhead traction, closed reduction and immobilisation in a long-arm plaster cast, one patient with closed reduction and immobilisation and another one, initially not diagnosed, had been treated after 2 weeks with only immobilisation in a long-arm plaster cast.(#br)Cubitus varus deformity was observed in one of the five patients. In the remaining four cases the cubitus was less valgus...
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