Femoral shaft fracture healing in a child

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

2 years old boy fell from his parent's bed one month ago.

Patient Data

Age: 2
Gender: Male

Abundant callus formation at the mid-diaphyseal region of the right femur at the site of prior fracture. Note that there is persistent lateral offset and dorsal angulation of the distal fracture component. 

Case Discussion

Callus formation in a pediatric femoral fracture, only after one month of immobilization.

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Case information

rID: 47941
Published: 9th Sep 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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