Pathologic fractures in children.

  title={Pathologic fractures in children.},
  author={E. J. Ortiz and Marc H. Isler and Jorge E Navia and Rafael Canosa},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
Fractures through bone tumors are often difficult to treat. We reviewed our combined experience with this problem in children, as well as the existing literature, to formulate management guidelines. For this study, prospective databases (1987 to 2002) from three referral centers were screened for pathologic fractures occurring under the age of 14 years. One hundred five patients presented with fracture through unicameral bone cyst, nonossifying fibroma, fibrous dysplasia, aneurysmal bone cyst… CONTINUE READING


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