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Rare epiphysiolysis of the radius in a 9-year-old boy
  1. J J Atema,
  2. S A S Stufkens,
  3. E Ph Steller
  1. Department of Surgery, Saint Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  1. Correspondence to J J Atema, Saint Lucas Andreas Ziekenhuis, Jan Tooropstraat 164, 1061 AE, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; j.atema{at}

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A 9-year-old boy was seen with pain and impaired function of the left elbow after a fall on the arm. Obtained plain radiographs showed a Salter-Harris type 1 fracture of the proximal radius with complete dislocation and 90° tilting of the radial …

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