Correction with growth following diaphyseal forearm fracture.

@article{Hgstrm1976CorrectionWG,
  title={Correction with growth following diaphyseal forearm fracture.},
  author={H. H{\"o}gstr{\"o}m and Bo E. Nilsson and Stig Willner},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  year={1976},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={299-303}
}
In 25 children with fracture of the shafts of the forearm an average angulation deformity of 20 degrees was recorded when the fracture had healed. At follow-up, which took place after the cessation of growth, and angulation deformity was reduced by half; there was, however, a large individual variation. Both severe and less severe deformities were found to be corrected. Correction was more likely in younger children than in older children, though again there were exceptions to this rule. The… CONTINUE READING

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