J W Chessare

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Patients with severe trauma may simultaneously sustain more than one level of spinal injury. Often, the second or third levels of injury are not recognized early enough to prevent clinically significant extension of the neurologic deficit, pain pattern, spinal instability, and/or deformity. A review of 710 spinal injury patients admitted to the Midwest(More)
The complex nature of the ossification centers makes elbow injuries in a child or adolescent difficult to evaluate. The medial epicondylar ossification center is involved in a significant proportion. Injuries vary from simple avulsions to wide displacement with entrapment in the elbow. When entrapment occurs, it may be mistaken for the trochlear(More)
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