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Paediatrician’s Section

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What is the correct treatment for tarus (buckle ) fractures of distal radius in children

                      5 year old with injury to forearm due to fall in the playground How do you manage these fractures? a above elbow plaster b below elbow plaster c splints How long will you continue immobilisation? a 2 weeks b 3 weeks c 4 weeks […]

Management of Septic Arthritis in children

                            Dr Taral Nagda Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon www.ipodindia.org The Guru Mantra “The risks of delayed drainage far outweigh the benefits of waiting and watching for a response to antibiotics.” The Facts and figures The knowledge of these general facts regarding pattern of […]

Pulled Elbow in Children

The article describes clinical fratures of the pulled elbow or nursemaid’s elbow and describes methods to treat it

Technique of genu valgum correction with growth modulation

E plate hemiepiphysiodesis is a modern method to correct the deformities of long bones in a growing child. It works on the principle that controlling the growth on one side of growth plate results in angulation on the oppositefinal side.

Pulled Elbow in Children

Pulled Elbow or “Nursemaids Elbow” is common in young children between 1 and 4 years of age.It is rare beyond the age of 6 years. It is due to the annular ligament of the radial head becoming stretched and entrapped.The treatment is by reduction in flexion and supination

FAQs on Ponseti treatment for clubfoot

what is new in the treatment of clubfoot Answered in frequently asked questions mode with answers from recent literature

Trigger thumb/ trigger fingers in children

Trigger thumb and fingers are common hand conditions in children. The present article provides current thought process and management guidelines for clinicians

What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta

What is Osteogenesis Imperfecta? Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI) is a genetic disorder characterized by fragile bones that break easily. It is also known as “brittle bone disease.” A person is born with this disorder and is affected throughout his or her life time. What causes OI OI is caused by an error called a mutation on […]