The role of simple elbow dislocations in cubitus valgus development in children


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Adas M., Bayraktar M. K. , Tonbul M., Uzun M., Cakar M., Tekin A. C. , ...More

INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, vol.38, no.4, pp.797-802, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00264-013-2199-4
  • Journal Name: INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Page Numbers: pp.797-802
  • Keywords: Children, Cubitus, Dislocation, Elbow, Elbow joint, Valgus, CARRYING ANGLE, INSTABILITY, VARUS

Abstract

We investigated the functional and radiological outcomes of conservatively treated simple traumatic elbow dislocations and subsequent incidence of cubitus valgus development in children.