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SLIPPING OF THE UPPER FEMORAL EPIPHYSIS: Treatment in the Pre-Slipping Stage.

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery: April 1933
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By traumatizing the epiphyseal line, it is possible to obtain premature ossification in the pre-slipping and mildly slipping cases of adolescent coxa vara, as the splendid results in the three cases reported have shown. The Cotton mallet is used for this purpose.

(C) 1933 All Rights Reserved.The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc.

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