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:: Volume 22, Issue 1 (3-2020) ::
J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2020, 22(1): 101-105 Back to browse issues page
Transosseous nonabsorbable sutures in 8 years old girl with femoral neck comminuted fracture
Saeed Kokly * 1, Farzad Amouzadeh Omrani2
1- Fellowship in Shoulder, Elbow and Sport Injuries, Assistant Professor, Bones - Joints and Connective Tissue Research Center, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Golestan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran , skokly@gmail.com
2- Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
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Pediatric femoral neck fracture is rare and account for less than 1% of all fractures in childhood. The proximal femur in children is extremely strong, and high-energy forces in 80-90%, following the axial force associated with hip rotation or direct blow are necessary to cause fracture. In this report, the method of femoral neck fracture fixation in eight-year-old girl after car accident is reported. During the operation, we noted a severe femoral neck fracture that was irreparable with the available tools (pin, screw, plate and DHS), which inevitably had to be used by Transosseous method with fiber wire #2, used in proximal humeral fracture fixation. Then, we obtained a fairly satisfactory result with a distal femoral pin inserting it into two-sided spica cast. Although, this kind of fracture is rare, but with a qualified clinical examination, early diagnosis, proper treatment, familiarity with surgical techniques and fixation reduces the complications and this method can be effective in obtaining the desired result.
Keywords: Femoral Neck Fracture, Fixation, Transosseous, Avascular Necrosis, Child
Article ID: Vol22-15
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Type of Study: Case Report | Subject: Orthopaedics
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Kokly S, Amouzadeh Omrani F. Transosseous nonabsorbable sutures in 8 years old girl with femoral neck comminuted fracture. J Gorgan Univ Med Sci 2020; 22 (1) :101-105
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