BOAST - Supracondylar Fractures in the Humerus in Children

01 Oct 2014

Background:

Supracondylar fractures of the distal humerus are the most common fractures about the elbow seen in children.  They may be difficult to manage and can be associated with significant complications including nerve injury, vascular compromise, malunion and compartment syndrome. 

Tags: elbow, vascular

 

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