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Pediatric Supracondylar Fracture of Humerus Wheeless

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Description: Wheeless'in children, supracondylar frxs typically remains extra-articular & involves thin bone between coronoid fossa & olecranon fossa of distal humerus; - frx line angles from anterior distal point to posterior prox site; - in adults, supracondylar frx of humerus may be intra-articular; - frx occurs most often around age 6-7 years; Textbook of Orthopaedics

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