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Massive callus formation after distal femoral fracture in association with trisomy 2

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Summary

Massive callus formation in a distal femoral metaphyseal fracture of a trisomy-2 patient is reported. The child was neurologically severely handicapped. The possible pathomechanics of the callus formation is discussed.

Zusammenfassung

Es wird über eine massive Kallusbildung nach einer distalen Femurmetaphysenfraktur bei einem Trisomie-2-Patienten berichtet. Das Kind war neurologisch schwer behindert. Der mögliche Mechanismus der Kallusbildung wird diskutiert.

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Poussa, M., Tallroth, K. Massive callus formation after distal femoral fracture in association with trisomy 2. Arch. Orth. Traum. Surg. 104, 189–190 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00454698

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Keywords

  • Public Health
  • Femoral Fracture
  • Callus Formation
  • Distal Femoral Fracture
  • Metaphyseal Fracture