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Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy.
|Title||Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2009|
|Authors||Leet AI, Shirley ED, Barker C, Launay F, Sponseller PD|
|Journal||Journal of children's orthopaedics|
|Date Published||2009 Aug|
Children with cerebral palsy may have low bone density stemming from various etiologies and are, thereby, at risk for fractures. The treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy may need to be tailored to address the management of spastic muscle tone and multiple medical co-morbidities.
|Alternate Journal||J Child Orthop|