The management of 51 comminuted fractures of the shaft of the femur, treated in Africa with limited facilities, is described. The majority were immobilised on. Introduction: Les fractures diaphysaires du fémur (FDF) de l’enfant sont fréquentes. Pour les enfants de 0 à 6 ans, le traitement est souvent orthopédique, avec. Ce travail a pour objectif d’évaluer les résultats de l’embrochage centromédullaire élastique stable (ECMES) dans les fractures diaphysaires du fémur chez.

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Average age of the patient was The reduction ffracture good, the callus was suffi cient after 3 months. J Pediatr Orthop B ;6: Showing location of fracture in present study Click here to view. Top of the page – Article Outline. Showing the complications in the present study Click here to view.

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In invertebrate zoology the name femur appears in arthropodology. Subjects of two groups were comparable on socio-demographics levels, radio-clinics and therapeutics characteristics of fractures.

With a mean follow-up of 3. As per the Law relating to information storage and personal integrity, you have the right to oppose art 26 of that lawaccess art 34 of that law and rectify art 36 of that law your personal data.

The head of the femur articulates with the acetabulum in the pelvic bone forming the hip jointwhile the distal part of the femur articulates with the tibia and kneecap forming the knee joint. J Bone Joint Surg ; Both the head and neck of the femur is vastly embedded in the hip musculature and can not be directly palpated. Outline Masquer le plan.


The usage is not homologous with that of vertebrate anatomy; the term “femur” simply has been adopted by analogy and refers, where applicable, to the most proximal of usually the two longest jointed segments of the legs of the arthropoda. Medial surface of greater trochanter. It is slightly arched, so as to be convex in front, and concave behind, where it is strengthened by a prominent longitudinal ridge, the linea aspera which diverges proximal and distal as the medial and lateral ridge.

A year-old, lb boy with a long spiral, comminuted midshaft femur fracture. Five patients had superfi cial infection, four had shortening of limb, and in two cases union was delayed.

Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric

Their opposed surfaces are small, rough, and concave, and form the walls of the intercondyloid fossa. The two basal segments preceding the femur are the coxa and trochanter.

The localization and type of fracture observed in this series of children was similar to that reported in epidemiological studies. One of the earliest known vertebrates to have a femur is the eusthenopterona prehistoric lobe-finned fish from the Late Xu period.

One hundred pediatric femoral fractures: Muscle attachments seen from the back. What is the best treatment option for this patient?

Over the lateral condyle. J Pediatr Orthop ; Fractures of the femur in children. The average waiting time was 3 days.


Femoral Shaft Fractures – Pediatric – Pediatrics – Orthobullets

The Kuntscher’s method of intramedullary fixation. Journal page Diaphyaire Contents list. This convention is not followed in carcinology but it applies in arachnology and entomology.

Functional outcome of diaphyseal fractures of femur managed by closed intramedullary interlocking nailing in adults. Range motion of hip and knee, strength, trophics troubles and functional capacities were significantly improved with subjects of group A. Elastic stable intramedullary nailing for femoral shaft fracture in a diaphyaaire of 10 years old.

How to cite this article: In the condition genu valgum knock knee the femurs converge so much that the knees diaphhsaire one another. Journal of Anatomy and Physiology.

Femur – Wikipedia

Greater trochanter and lateral ridge rracture linea aspera. Decreased muscle strength is associated with impaired long-term functional outcome after intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fracture. Comminuted fractures of the femoral shaft treated by intramedullary nailing. Each of these compartments has its own blood and nerve supply, and contains a different group of muscles. There were 32 patients, 17 were boys and 15 were girls, with a mean age of 11 years diaphysaie.

Intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures: The femur is the only bone in the upper leg. Spica Casting for Femur Fractures. Robert JB, et al.