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- Comparison of Above- and Below-Elbow Casting for Pediatric Distal Metaphyseal Forearm FracturesJournal of Hand SurgeryVol. 39Issue 2
- PreviewA 6-year-old boy presents to the Pediatric Emergency Department after a fall on his outstretched right hand. Examination reveals obvious deformity of the distal forearm. There is no wound and the patient is neurovascularly intact. Radiographs reveal an apex volar, displaced metaphyseal fracture of the distal radius and distal ulna. The patient is sedated and the fracture is reduced and casted.