Traction and spica casting for closed femoral shaft fractures in children.

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PURPOSE To evaluate the treatment outcome of skin traction followed by spica casting for closed femoral shaft fractures in children. METHODS Between September 1997 and December 2001 inclusive, outcomes of 63 children aged one month to 15 (mean, 5.3) years with closed femoral shaft fractures managed with skin traction and spica casting were reviewed… (More)

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