Fractures and Dislocations of the Foot

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FIGURE 33-1 Appearance and fusion times of foot ossification centers, with figures in parentheses indicating the time of fusion of the primary and secondary ossification centers (y., years; m.i.u., months…

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Cervical Spine Injuries in Children

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Radiographic Evaluation of Specific Areas of the Spine Atlantooccipital Junction. The atlantooccipital interval remains the most difficult to assess for abnormalities, partly because of the difficulty in obtaining quality radiographs…

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Femoral Shaft Fractures

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FIGURE 27-1 The shaded area represents cortical thickness by age-group. This rapid increase in cortical thickness may contribute to the diminishing incidence of femoral fractures during late childhood. (Redrawn from…

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Monteggia Fracture-Dislocation in Children

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FIGURE 14-1 Bado classification. A: Type I (anterior dislocation): The radial head is dislocated anteriorly and the ulna has a short oblique or greenstick fracture in the diaphyseal or proximal…

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Physeal Injuries and Growth Disturbances

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FIGURE 7-1 Typical age (and range) of development of the secondary ossification centers of the epiphyses in the (A) upper extremity and (B) lower extremity. FIGURE 7-2 Typical age (and…

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Pelvic and Acetabular Fractures

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FIGURE 25-1 A: Pelvic radiograph showing a pelvic fracture with the left superior rami injury propagating toward the triradiate cartilage. B: CT scan showing the rami fractures propagating into the…

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