Paediatric Pelvic Trauma | Fractures

  • secondary to ↑ malleability, fracture of the ring may be seen
  • frequently associated with other injuries
  • in general adult type of classification
    • APC
    • LC
    • VS
  • Treatment
    • Bedrest / Cast
      • Avulsions & rotationally unstable
    • ORIF
      • C or open fractures
    • External Fixtion
      • May be required in some emergent situations

Paediatric Acetabular Fractures

  • In young children
    • rarely significantly displaced, may lead to growth disturbance
  • In adolescent
    • Letournel Classification
  • Investigations
    • CT scan
  • Treatment
    • ORIF
      • displaced
      • for removal of intraarticular fragments

 

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