Acta Ortopédica Mexicana

Gil-González S, Leal-Blanquet J, Martínez-Díaz S, Cebamanos-Celma J, Ginés-Cespedosa A
Delayed healing in long bone fracture: Radiologic course and treatment
Acta Ortop Mex 2012; 26 (1)

Language: Español
References: 11
Page: 35-38
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ABSTRACT

Isolated long bone fractures are unusual and may be missed in the initial X-rays, especially when they are minimally displaced. The delayed treatment of these fractures may cause various complications, such as delayed bone healing or seudoarthrosis, which are difficult to manage. Our clinical case shows delayed healing in a long bone fracture and how the radiologic course may assist in the therapeutic management of this complication.


Key words: fracture, seudoarthrosis, bone.


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