Epiphysiolysis of the proximal femur in very young children.


In 14 hips in 11 children under 3 years of age, proximal femoral epiphysiolysis occurred from varying degrees of trauma. The vulnerability of the blood supply of the upper femoral epiphysis, and its important weight-bearing function, demands early diagnosis, reduction, and adequate fixation. The nature of the injury, however, determines the eventual outcome… (More)


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@article{Milgram1975EpiphysiolysisOT, title={Epiphysiolysis of the proximal femur in very young children.}, author={James W. Milgram and E Dennis Lyne}, journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research}, year={1975}, volume={110}, pages={146-53} }