Management of an unstable pelvic ring disruption in a 20-month-old patient

Adam J. Starr, Gil Ortega, Charles M. Reinert

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Abstract

A 20-month-old patient with a markedly displaced pelvic ring disruption was successfully managed with fluid resuscitation, immobilization using bolsters, and percutaneous screw fixation of the posterior ring coupled with hip spica casting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)159-162
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Volume23
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2009

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Keywords

  • Pediatric
  • Pelvic fracture
  • Percutaneous screw fixation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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