Complications of talus fractures in children.

  title={Complications of talus fractures in children.},
  author={Jeremy T. Smith and Tracy A Curtis and Samantha A. Spencer and James R. Kasser and Susan T. Mahan},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  volume={30 8},
BACKGROUND Pediatric talus fractures are rare with variable rates of posttraumatic complications reported in the literature. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate posttraumatic complications in children after talus fracture and report injury characteristics. METHODS This study included 29 children with talus fractures sustained between 1999 and 2008 at an average age of 13.5 years (range, 1.2-17.8). Patient records and radiographs were reviewed to determine the mechanism of… CONTINUE READING

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