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Fractures about the elbow in children 

Fractures about the elbow in children
Fractures about the elbow in children

J. Chell

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date: 17 September 2021

Fractures around the elbow are a common occurrence in childhood

Closed fracture reduction is best supplemented with percutaneous wires

Damage to nerves and vessels (less common) are associated with these fractures

The index of suspicion for compartment syndrome should always be high

The transcondylar fracture has a high association with non-accidental injury.

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