Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 22:08:52 +0300
Subject: Pathologic Proximal Femoral Fx
female 12 y ,fell on stairs, 1st xray on admission, 2nd after, 4 days of traction 4kg
what best way to deal with her frx?
Dr. Firas Berro
Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 20:36:01 +0100
From: Chris Wilson
Paediatric DHS, made by Stratec.
University Hosptal Cardiff UK
Date: Sun, 3 Aug 2003 22:58:20 EDT
I assume pathological fracture through a benign bone cyst. I would work up to be sure benign.
I think you will need to biospy, stabilize (pediatric DHS, I have never used), and graft.
I probably would refer out.
Sincerely and respectively,
M. Bryan Neal, MD
Arlington Orthopedics and Hand Surgery Specialists, Ltd.
Arlington Heights, Illinois 60005