The management of 51 comminuted fractures of the shaft of the femur, treated in Africa with limited facilities, is described. The majority were immobilised on. Introduction: Les fractures diaphysaires du fémur (FDF) de l’enfant sont fréquentes. Pour les enfants de 0 à 6 ans, le traitement est souvent orthopédique, avec. Ce travail a pour objectif d’évaluer les résultats de l’embrochage centromédullaire élastique stable (ECMES) dans les fractures diaphysaires du fémur chez.

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Comparison of titanium elastic nails with traction and a spica cast to treat femoral fractures in children. J Bone Joint Surg Br ; The head of the femur is connected to the shaft through the neck or collum. Diaphysajre bearing was effective at day 49 range These compartments are named the anteriormedial and posterior fascial compartments.

Symptoms thigh pain inability to walk report of deformity or instability Physical ffmur gross deformity shortening swelling of the thigh. Six months post-operatively the patient complains of persistent groin pain. The number was 8 girls versus 7 boys, a sex ratio of 0. The greater trochanter is almost box-shaped and is the most lateral prominent of the femur.

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric

In myriapodology another segment, the prefemur, connects the trochanter and femur. Elastic stable intramedullary nailing fiaphysaire femoral shaft fracture in a girl of 10 years old. Comminuted and rotationally unstable fractures of the femur treated with an interlocking nail. The most frequent etiology was road traffic accidents A systematic review of cases.


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Screws were already removed at the fekur the patient seeked our diaohysaire. The upper or proximal extremity close to the torso contains the headneckthe two trochanters and adjacent structures. Which of the following is a contraindication to elastic intramedullary nail fixation of her femur fracture? The major advantage of early spica is a short hospital stay allowing cost containment and rapid return to the child’s everyday environment.

How to cite this article: J Pediatr Orthop B ;6: We hereby report technical difficulties and therapeutic results after our first 8 years of experience.

Mean duration of cast immobilization was Anatomical terms of diaphysajre [ edit on Wikidata ]. The condyles are not quite parallel with one another; the long axis of the lateral is almost directly antero-posterior, but that of the medial runs backward and medialward.

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Elastic stable intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures in children. Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine. Children, elastic stable intramedullary nailing, femoral shaft, fractures. Both the head and neck of the femur is vastly embedded in the femyr musculature and can not be directly palpated. The highest point femurr the greater trochanter is located higher than the collum and reaches the midpoint of the hip joint.

Femoral diaphyseal fracture, Osteosynthesis, Physiotherapy, Cotonou. The owners of this website hereby guarantee to respect the legal confidentiality conditions, applicable in France, and not to disclose this data to third parties.

X-ray and clinical photograph showing broken IMIL nail in situ.

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Hip fracture and femoral fracture. Afr J Paediatr Surg ;8: Despite the importance of physiotherapy after FDF surgery, many factors still being limiting its accessibility. Interlocking nail offers fracturf added advantages of early joint mobilization, early weight bearing, early muscle rehabilitation, shortened hospital stay, and most importantly early return ftacture work and prefracture state.


Average age of the patient was This page was last edited on 3 Decemberat In all, 23 individual muscles either originate from efmur insert onto the femur. At its upper part is the adductor tubercle and behind it is a rough impression which gives origin to the medial head of the gastrocnemius. The union rate was Well done, it gives good results. A prospective study of closed and open reamed intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fracturesin adults. Postoperative X-ray showing exchange nailing at 2 days and 12 weeks, respectively.

The results were evaluated with an average follow-up of 5 months, excellent in No neurovascular deficits are noted in any of her extremities.

The daphysaire condyle is the more prominent and is the broader both in its antero-posterior and transverse diameters. Clinical photographs showing satisfactory hip and knee range of movements at 12 months of follow-up Click here to view. If you are a subscriber, please sign in ‘My Account’ at the top right of the screen.