The management of 51 comminuted fractures of the shaft of the femur, treated in Africa with limited facilities, is described. The majority were immobilised on. Introduction: Les fractures diaphysaires du fémur (FDF) de l’enfant sont fréquentes. Pour les enfants de 0 à 6 ans, le traitement est souvent orthopédique, avec. Ce travail a pour objectif d’évaluer les résultats de l’embrochage centromédullaire élastique stable (ECMES) dans les fractures diaphysaires du fémur chez.

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When present, it is oblong, rounded, or conical in shape and sometimes continuous with the gluteal ridge.

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The femoral shaft fractures. Forefront of greater trochanter. Anteriorly, the condyles are slightly prominent and are separated by a smooth shallow articular depression called the patellar surface. The two femurs converge medially toward the kneeswhere they articulate with the proximal ends of the tibiae.

Bones of the lower limb Long bones Femur. Comminuted femoral shaft fractures. The major advantage of early spica is a short hospital stay allowing cost containment and rapid return to the child’s everyday environment. Clinical photographs showing good hip and knee range of movements at 18 months of follow-up Click here to view.

Related articles Closed interlocking nailing diaphysxire fractures of femur modified Klaus and Klemm criteria. Showing age and sex distribution in present study Click here to view. The femur is the longest and, by most measures, the strongest bone in the human body.


A multicenter study of early results with analysis of complications.

Lower edge of Obturator internus ‘s tendon indirectly greater trochanter. Niama Natta aH. Human females have wider pelvic bonescausing their femora to converge more than in males.

These three bordes separates the shaft into three surfaces: The medial epicondyle is a large convex eminence to which the tibial collateral ligament remur the knee-joint is attached.

Diaphysaige John Flynn discusses of treatment of pediatric femur fractures with flexible CS1 Danish-language sources da CS1 maint: Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine.

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This article has been cited by. Structures analogous to the femmur trochanter are present in mammals, including some primates. Physiotherapy is very important to optimize functional recuperation of patient, after surgery. Retrieved from ” https: Showing location of fracture in present study Click here to view.

X-ray showing segmental fracture of shaft of femur preoperative, postoperative at 2 days dizphysaire 24 weeks, respectively. Outcome of non-operative management of femoral shaft fractures in children.

J Am Acad Orthop Surg ; The condyles are not quite parallel with one another; the long axis of the lateral is almost directly antero-posterior, but that of the medial runs backward and medialward.


Incidence of local complications after intramedullary nailing and after plate fixation of femoral shaft fractures. Afr J Paediatr Surg ;8: Appreciation criteria for therapeutic results Click here to view.

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Globular right knee in a girl or 15 years old, who benefit from elastic stable intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fracture. Azanmasso aF. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. This angle is highly variant. We hereby report technical difficulties and therapeutic results after our first 8 years of experience. Core Tested Community All. Six months post-operatively the patient complains of persistent groin pain.

Radiographs Fracfure and lateral of the femur allow for complete evaluation of the fracture location, configuration, and fractuure of displacement ipsilateral AP and lateral of knee and hip to rule out associated injuries.

Patients were seen for a clinical control, from 15th September to 20th December One of the earliest known vertebrates to have a femur is the eusthenopterona prehistoric lobe-finned fish from the Late Devonian period.