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Fractures in Children

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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Abstract

This chapter gives an account of how pediatric bones ossify and the importance of the Salter–Harris classification of these fractures, their management and complications.

Keywords

Ossification Salter–Harris classification Treatment and methods of fixation of fractures Complications 

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Mohan Iyer
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  1. 1.Royal Free Hampstead NHS Trust, Royal Free HospitalLondonUK

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