The Foot

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The Foot Vincent S. Mosca PRINCIPLES OF ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT The assessment and management of foot deformities and malformations in children and adolescents are based on principles, not techniques, due…

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Developmental Hip Dysplasia and Dislocation

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Developmental Hip Dysplasia and Dislocation Stuart L. Weinstein In the pediatric orthopaedic literature, the longstanding terminology of congenital dysplasia or congenital dislocation of the hip (CDH) has been progressively replaced…

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Upper Extremity Fractures in Children

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Upper Extremity Fractures in Children David L. Skaggs Steven Frick INJURIES OF THE SHOULDER AND HUMERUS The clavicle, scapula, and humerus articulate to form the shoulder. The clavicle is flat…

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The Lower Extremity

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The Lower Extremity Perry L. Schoenecker Margaret M. Rich J. Eric Gordon ROTATIONAL VARIATION Definition. Rotational profiles vary widely among healthy children (1, 2 and 3). Differences in appearance related…

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Sports Medicine in the Growing Child

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Sports Medicine in the Growing Child R. Baxter Willis Mininder S. Kocher Theodore J. Ganley INTRODUCTION Risks of Injury during Sports Participation. It is estimated that approximately 30 million children…

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The Child with a Limb Deficiency

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The Child with a Limb Deficiency Richard E. Bowen Norman Y. Otsuka DEFINITION Generally speaking, limb deficiency is defined as the loss of any part of a limb. This can…

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The Upper Limb

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The Upper Limb Donald S. Bae Peter M. Waters The purpose of this chapter is to discuss the evaluation and treatment of common congenital differences, traumatic and posttraumatic conditions, neuromuscular…

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Limb-Length Discrepancy

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Limb-Length Discrepancy Matthew A. Halanski Kenneth J. Noonan INTRODUCTION The child with a leg-length discrepancy presents a variety of challenges to the treating orthopaedist who must understand the natural history…

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