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Management of the child with total body involvement

Tim Theologis

in Oxford Textbook of Trauma and Orthopaedics

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print August 2011 | ISBN: 9780199550647
Published online April 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199608249 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013006

Series: Oxford Textbooks

Management of the child with total body involvement

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The most common musculoskeletal problems in TBI are scoliosis and hip dislocation

Hip screening is necessary in young non-ambulant children

The role of soft tissue surgery to prevent hip displacement is unclear

Bony surgery offers more predictable results but complications are frequent

Spinal stabilization should be considered for curves exceeding 50 degrees.

Chapter.  3204 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery ; Paediatrics

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