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Early Ultrasound Follow-Up of Extension-Type Supracondylar Fractures Treated by the Collar-and-Cuff (Blount) Technique.

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Summary of "Early Ultrasound Follow-Up of Extension-Type Supracondylar Fractures Treated by the Collar-and-Cuff (Blount) Technique."

Extension-type supracondylar fractures can be treated with external immobilization, with the elbow flexed 100°. However, this technique requires early evaluation by true lateral x-ray of the elbow to detect secondary fracture displacement.

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Name: Pediatric emergency care
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Fractures of the skull which may result from penetrating or nonpenetrating head injuries or rarely BONE DISEASES (see also FRACTURES, SPONTANEOUS). Skull fractures may be classified by location (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, BASILAR), radiographic appearance (e.g., linear), or based upon cranial integrity (e.g., SKULL FRACTURE, DEPRESSED).

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