Long-term results of treatment of fractures of the medial humeral epicondyle in children.

@article{Farsetti2001LongtermRO,
  title={Long-term results of treatment of fractures of the medial humeral epicondyle in children.},
  author={Pasquale Farsetti and Vito Potenza and Roberto Caterini and Ernesto Ippolito},
  journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume},
  year={2001},
  volume={83-A 9},
  pages={1299-305}
}
BACKGROUND The treatment of isolated, displaced fractures of the medial humeral epicondyle in children is controversial. Both plaster cast immobilization without reduction and open reduction and internal fixation have been advocated. The purpose of this long-term retrospective study was to analyze the functional and radiographic results of both nonsurgical and surgical management of these injuries. METHODS Forty-two patients who had had an isolated fracture of the medial humeral epicondyle… CONTINUE READING

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