Transverse Cervicopertrochanteric Hip Fracture.Gamble, James G. M.D., Ph.D.; Lettice, John M.D.; Smith, John T. MD.; Rinsky, Lawrence A. M.D.Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics: November/December 1991 Case Report: PDF Only Abstract Summary: A 3-year-old boy sustained a previously undescribed transverse hip fracture that involved the cervical, cervicotrochanteric, and intertrochanteric regions. The fracture was successfully treated with skeletal traction for 4 weeks using a Steinmann pin placed through the distal femoral metaphysis followed by spica cast immobilization. The 3-year follow-up examination demonstrated satisfactory growth and remodeling of the proximal femur with no evidence of osteonecrosis, premature physeal closure, or coxa vara. (C) Lippincott-Raven Publishers.