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Lateral Condyle Fractures in Children

Paediatric ortho is an incredibly rewarding career, with a different set of guidelines and management approaches given their immature skeleton and continuing bone growth.

Great review article on the management of lateral condyle fractures in children from Prof. Martin Herman, recently published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Abzug JM, Dua K, Kozin SH, Herman MJ. Current Concepts in the Treatment of Lateral Condyle Fractures in Children. JAAOS. 2020; 28(1):e9-e19. Doi: 10.5435/JAAOS-D-17-00815




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