Fractures in Children with Cerebral Palsy

@article{Mughal2014FracturesIC,
  title={Fractures in Children with Cerebral Palsy},
  author={M. Z. Mughal},
  journal={Current Osteoporosis Reports},
  year={2014},
  volume={12},
  pages={313-318}
}
  • M. Z. Mughal
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Current Osteoporosis Reports
Children with moderate to severe cerebral palsy are at increased risk of sustaining fracture following minimal trauma. Such fractures predominantly occur in lower limb bones and are associated with low bone mineral density. Risk factors for fracture in this group include nonambulatory status, anticonvulsant use, presence of a joint contractures, immobilization after surgery, and poor nutrition. Aims of this review are to describe the prevalence and pathogenesis of fractures in nonambulant… Expand
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