Completely Displaced S-1/S-2 Growth Plate Fracture in an Adolescent: Case Report and Review of Literature

  title={Completely Displaced S-1/S-2 Growth Plate Fracture in an Adolescent: Case Report and Review of Literature},
  author={Alireza Mirghasemi and A. Mohamadi and Ali Majles Ara and N. R. Gabaran and M. M. Sadat},
  journal={Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma},
  • Alireza Mirghasemi, A. Mohamadi, +2 authors M. M. Sadat
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
  • In children, pelvic fractures are not common, and therefore, sacral fractures are a rare occurrence. Sacral fractures are often associated with neurologic deficit. Using radiographs alone may not be adequate to diagnose sacral fractures, and computed tomography scanning and/or magnetic resonance imaging may be needed. Treatment of the sacral fracture is often controversial and can range from nonoperative management to surgical intervention. This article presents a case report of completely… CONTINUE READING
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