Refractures of the Upper Extremity in Children

  title={Refractures of the Upper Extremity in Children},
  author={Hui Wan Park and Ick Hwan Yang and Sun Young Joo and Kun Bo Park and Hyun Woo Kim},
  booktitle={Yonsei medical journal},
PURPOSE To investigate the etiologic factors related to refractures of the upper extremity in children. PATIENTS AND METHODS Eighteen refractures were divided into three groups according to the location of the initial fractures. They were analyzed in terms of the type of refractures, fracture patterns, and the existence of an underlying deformity. RESULTS Of nine supracondylar fractures of the humerus, two involved refractures at the supracondylar region, and the other seven involved the… CONTINUE READING

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