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Avulsion Fractures Involving the Cruciate Ligaments

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dc.contributor.author Lynch, James M.
dc.contributor.author Whiteside, James A.
dc.contributor.author Andrews, James R.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-23T20:00:44Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-23T20:00:44Z
dc.date.issued 1988-08
dc.identifier.citation Lynch, J. M., Whiteside, J. A., & Andrews, J. R. (1988)Avulsion fractures involving the cruciate ligaments. American Family Physician, 38(2), 173-179. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0002-838X
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11416/354
dc.identifier.uri https://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&AuthType=shib&db=mdc&AN=3044054&scope=site&custid=s5615486
dc.description.abstract The evaluation of a child with an acute knee injury is difficult. The injury may be an avulsion fracture involving either of the cruciate ligaments; a common cause is a cycling accident. The amount of fragment displacement dictates the management. Minimal displacement can be treated with immobilization in flexion. Larger displacement requires internal fixation, which can be accomplished arthroscopically. Rehabilitation must be early and aggressive. en_US
dc.publisher American Academy of General Practice en_US
dc.subject Knee Injuries en_US
dc.subject Knee Joint en_US
dc.subject Tibial Fractures en_US
dc.subject Ligaments, Articular en_US
dc.title Avulsion Fractures Involving the Cruciate Ligaments en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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