Remedy of pediatric multilevel cervical backbone fractures in resource-limited settings: a case report.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Sep 05;:
Authors: Hope JMV, Sane JC, Diao S, Sy MH, Mugabo F, Bitega JP
AIM OF THE STUDY: The principle objective of this research was to focus on the therapeutic strategy of pediatric multilevel noncontiguous cervical backbone fractures in resource-limited settings.
CASE PRESENTATION: We report the case of a 15-year-old teenager with C1, C2, C4, C6, and C7 fractures following fall from peak handled with a modified exterior fixator. At last follow-up, he totally recovered neurologic capabilities with bone therapeutic.
CONCLUSION: The modified exterior fixator is a therapeutic modality for pediatric multilevel noncontiguous cervical backbone fractures.
PMID: 30187182 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]