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Progressive cubitus varus due to a bony physeal bar in a 4-year-old girl following a supracondylar fracture: a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16247315     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of progressive cubitus varus deformity caused by a physeal bar following a supracondylar humeral fracture in a 4-year-old girl. Malreduction is thought to be the commonest cause of this deformity, which is nonprogressive. A corrective osteotomy in cases like ours should be deferred until skeletal maturity.
Bipin Theruvil; Vikas Kapoor; Jo Fairhurst; Graeme R Taylor
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of orthopaedic trauma     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0890-5339     ISO Abbreviation:  J Orthop Trauma     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-10-25     Completed Date:  2006-02-16     Revised Date:  2006-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8807705     Medline TA:  J Orthop Trauma     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  669-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Disease Progression
Elbow Joint / abnormalities*,  radiography*
Humeral Fractures / complications*,  radiography*
Joint Deformities, Acquired / etiology*,  radiography*
Comment In:
J Orthop Trauma. 2006 May;20(5):372; author reply 372   [PMID:  16766946 ]

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