10y/o with midshaft tibial shaft fracture. A/P view.
|Treated with closed reduction and flexible nailing.
Post-op a/p view.
|Post-op lateral view.|
|12y/o male sustained Grade IIIA open tibial shaft fracture in MVA vs pedestrian accident.°|
|A/P and lateral injury films.|
|Patient underwent thorough irrigation and debridement with screw fixation of the large butterfly fragment, external fixator placement, partial fasciotomy through the traumatic wound (lateral compartment was not released), and primary wound closure. Post-op A/P and lateral views.|
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Pediatric Tibial Shaft Fracture Cases
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