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Pediatric calcaneal fracture after supination trauma : Conservative therapy with an orthosis.
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PMID:  23149882     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the case of a 12-year-old boy with a calcaneal fracture due to a simple supination trauma. As magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed a non-displaced extra-articular fracture no surgical treatment was necessary. A conservative therapy using calcaneal fracture orthosis with full weight bearing was carried out. Using this procedure allowed a comfortable means of movement without the need for a plaster cast immobilization or forearm crutches accompanied by a rapid return of the child to the normal daily routine.
Authors:
T Ruffing; M Muhm; H Winkler
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Der Unfallchirurg     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-044X     ISO Abbreviation:  Unfallchirurg     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-14     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8502736     Medline TA:  Unfallchirurg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  GER     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Klinik für Unfallchirurgie und Orthopädie 1, Westpfalz-Klinikum GmbH, Hellmut-Hartert-Straße 1, 67655, Kaiserslautern, Deutschland, thomas@ruffing.eu.
Vernacular Title:
Kalkaneusfraktur im Kindesalter nach Umknicktrauma : Behandlungsalternative mittels Kalkaneusfrakturorthese.
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