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What is the treatment for an 8 week old infant with a spiral fracture of the arm?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Thorough eval

This kind of fracture at this age requires a thorough evaluation.
A history of the event if known that preceded detection of the injury.An evaluation of the setting wherein it occurred & a minimum set of x-rays over the all the long bones & ribs for other fractures.The orthopedist is a player in this event, but no more important than the team that covers the other issues.

In brief: Thorough eval

This kind of fracture at this age requires a thorough evaluation.
A history of the event if known that preceded detection of the injury.An evaluation of the setting wherein it occurred & a minimum set of x-rays over the all the long bones & ribs for other fractures.The orthopedist is a player in this event, but no more important than the team that covers the other issues.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Orthpedics

See a pediatric orthpedist asap.
Probably a cast.

In brief: Orthpedics

See a pediatric orthpedist asap.
Probably a cast.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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