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Toddlers’ Fractures

  • C. Defilippi
  • B. Santoro
  • P. Pautasso

Abstract

The inclusive age between 10 months and 3 years is denominated “toddler age”, because of the typical hopping and uncertain manner in which the child walks, moving autonomously without the direct control of an adult.

Keywords

Subchondral Fracture Inferior Extremity Skeletal Segment Suggest Reading Cortical Border 
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Suggested Readings

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© Springer-Verlag Italia 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Defilippi
    • 1
  • B. Santoro
  • P. Pautasso
  1. 1.Pediatric Radiology ServiceRegina Margherita Children’s HospitalTurinItaly

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