Svært disloceret distal femurepifysiolyse hos en 13-årig pige

Mike Mikkelsen Lorenzen, Lasse Birkelund, Jens Ole Laursen

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Abstract

Distal physeal fractures of the femur are rare fractures that often present various difficulties in the postoperative regimen. The classification and dislocation of the fracture has a therapeutical and prognostic value in terms of treatment planning and growth disturbances. Follow-up after these fractures is recommended in order to detect malunion or anisomelia. We present a 13-year old girl with a distal SH-type II physeal fracture that was treated by open reduction and internal fixation. The patient had to undergo a computed tomography to establish the extent of injury prior to treatment.
Original languageDanish
Article numberV12180837
JournalUgeskrift for Laeger
Volume182
Issue number7
Number of pages2
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 2020

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