Management of Upper Extremity Fractures
The majority of upper extremity fractures in the skeletally immature can be managed nonoperatively. The health provider must have an appreciation for the remodeling potential, have a meticulous casting technique, and be able to follow patients closely to identify complications. Selected fractures will require open treatment for the best outcomes, and cases presenting in a delayed fashion are more challenging to treat and the results are less adequate.
KeywordsCarpal Tunnel Syndrome Open Reduction Heterotopic Ossification Radial Head Distal Fragment
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