Fractures of the pelvis in children.

  title={Fractures of the pelvis in children.},
  author={Hayo Rieger and Erwin Brug},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Pelvic bony injuries are uncommon in children except for avulsion fractures. Medical records and radiographs of 54 children, in whom pelvic fractures were diagnosed from 1974 to 1993, were reviewed. Children 16 years of age and younger who were treated as inpatients were included in this study. Thirty-two patients were boys (59.3%) and 22 were girls (40.7%). In 47 (87.0%) patients, trauma was caused by motor vehicle accidents. The fractures were classified according to the Torode and Zieg… CONTINUE READING


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