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What goes on in the field of orthopedic pediatric surgery?

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Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Pediatric orthopedic: The field focuses on children with problems of the bones, joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments, fractures, and nerves.

Answered 3/26/2023

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Depends: Treatment of fractures, defects of bones, joints, spine and treatment of certain cancers.

Answered 11/1/2012

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Pediatric orthopedic: Pediatric orthopedic surgeons treat problems unique to the growing child and adolescent. Clubfoot, hip dysplasia, sports injuries, scoliosis and fractures are some of the more common problems we treat.

Answered 11/6/2013

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