Femoral Shaft Fracture: Pavlik Harness
A 6-week-old female infant presented with a leg pain after a witnessed fall. Radiographs demonstrated a nondisplaced femur fracture. A Pavlik harness was selected to treat the fracture. The harness was well tolerated by the patient and family. The femur fracture healed successfully within 4 weeks without any complications.
References and Suggested Reading
- Treatment of pediatric diaphyseal femur fracture. Evidence based clinical practice guideline. Copy right 2015 by the American Academy of Orthopaedic SurgeonsGoogle Scholar