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  1. Fractures of the patella in children and adolescents.

    Article - En anglais

    Patellar fractures are rare in children and usually result from high-energy trauma.

    Treatment guidelines generally are the same as for patellar fractures in adults.

    Between 1942 and 1987, 66 children with patellar fractures were treated.

    Exclusion of those with <2-year follow-up, osteochondral fractures, or incomplete records left 24 patients for long-term follow-up.

    Overall results were good in 13, fair in eight, and poor in three.

    Children with fractures of the ipsilateral femur and/or tibia and those with comminuted, displaced fractures had the poorest results.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Fracture, Enfant, Homme, Rotule, Genou, Traumatisme, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Adolescent, Rétrospective, Membre inférieur, Epidémiologie, Résultat, Long terme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fracture, Child, Human, Patella, Knee, Trauma, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, Adolescent, Retrospective, Lower limb, Epidemiology, Result, Long term

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0600367

    Code Inist : 002B16H. Création : 199406.