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From 1996 to 2002 we used intramedullary Kirschner wires to treat 19 femoral shaft fractures in 19 children (11 boys, 8 girls). Their ages ranged from 2 to 13 years (mean 5.8 years). The mean follow-up time was 3 years (range 4 months to 4 years 9 months). The technique was intramedullary pinning using a 2.5- to 3.0-mm Kirschner wire introduced through the(More)
We present a rare case of a patient who underwent complete microendoscopic excision of an osteoid osteoma, which induced radiculopathy without nerve root compression. A 20-year-old man presented severe right groin pain that was temporarily relieved by nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. A computed tomography (CT) scan showed typical features of a nidus(More)
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