TOTBİD Dergisi

TOTBİD Dergisi

2019, Cilt 18, Sayı, 1     (Sayfalar: 016-031)

Management of acute dislocations in children

Serkan Erkuş 1, Önder Kalenderer 1

1 İzmir Tepecik Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji, İzmir

DOI: 10.14292/totbid.dergisi.2019.03
Görüntüleme: 356
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İndirme : 440

Dislocations in children are rarer injuries than fractures. When the dislocation mechanisms are considered, the resulting energy causes growth plate fractures and injuries more frequently until dislocation occurs. It can occur with simple falls or with high-energy injuries both inside and outside the vehicle. The elbow dislocations are the most common. The dislocation should be intervened as soon as possible. Most of them can easily be reduced by closed reduction maneuvers. However, in cases of reduction failure, surgical treatment should be performed for instability, open dislocation, neurovascular injury and presence of bone fragments trapped within the joint.

Anahtar Kelimeler : children; dislocation; fractured dislocations; acute