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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics:
doi: 10.1097/BPO.0b013e318257642a
Trauma Supplement

Lateral Condylar Humerus Fractures: Which Ones Should We Fix?

Song, Kwan Soon MD*; Waters, Peter M. MD*,†

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Abstract

Lateral condyle fractures of the distal humerus are problematic whether displaced early or late. Operative intervention with closed reduction and percutaneous pinning or open reduction internal fixation are indicated for a malaligned articular surface and/or an unstable fracture. Intraoperative arthrograms can aid the surgeon in assessing joint reduction.

Level of Evidence: Case report.

© 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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