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A 31-year-old female asked about a male:

My 2 yr old is in a spica cast from a femur fracture, and went back yesterday after 1 week for x-ray and it is displaced. how does this happen?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 58 years experience
Can happen: and is the reason in adults is stabilized by hardware ( like intra medullary rods ) Luckily children will heal very well with slight displacement , angulation and over riding, kids orthopedist is the best person to alleviate your worry
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