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Orthopedics

  • Amr Abdelgawad
  • Marwa Abdou
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Abstract

This chapter gives a brief description of the most common pediatric musculoskeletal disorders (congenital, developmental, and acquired). Clinical pictures and radiographs are provided to help explain the pathology of these conditions.

Keywords

Hip joint disorders Knee disorders Fractures Bone tumor Back disorders Bone cysts Limping child Bone and joint infection 

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Suggested Reading

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amr Abdelgawad
    • 1
  • Marwa Abdou
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and RehabilitationTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterEl PasoUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsTexas Tech University Health Sciences CenterEl PasoUSA

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