Treatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy.

TitleTreatment of femur fractures in children with cerebral palsy.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsLeet AI, Shirley ED, Barker C, Launay F, Sponseller PD
JournalJournal of children's orthopaedics
Volume3
Issue4
Pagination253-8
Date Published2009 Aug
Abstract

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.

DOI10.3109/02699050903285531
Alternate JournalJ Child Orthop