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Injuries around the shoulder in children 

Injuries around the shoulder in children
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Injuries around the shoulder in children
Author(s):

Tanaya Sarkhel

and Jonathan Clasper

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.014004
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date: 14 December 2018

Dislocation of the shoulder is rare in children but may be mimicked by epiphyseal disruption

Midshaft clavicle fractures are common and have great powers of remodelling

Proximal humeral fractures commonly involve the physis and lead to shortening although this is rarely apparent to the patient.

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