Słowo Kluczowe: ortopedia dziecięca

September 15, 2022

Avulsion fractures of the pelvis in the pediatric population. A review of the literature and case report

Avulsion fractures of the pelvis usually occur in young athletes and are the most common type of avulsion fractures in the pediatric population. The most frequent fractures of this group are fractures of the anterior superior and anterior inferior iliac spine and fractures of the ischial tuberosity. The diagnosis of this type of fracture requires awareness, because their symptoms may […]
July 9, 2022

X-linked Hypophosphatemia. Orthopedic Management in a multidisciplinary setting

X-linked hypophosphatemia is a rare disorder of bone metabolism caused by inactivating mutations in the PHEX. Conservative therapies such as treatment with phosphate salts or FGF23-inhibiting antibodies can improve symptoms, the latter being superior to the healing of rickets. Recent studies show a high burden of disease of children and adults with XLH. Orthopedic surgeons should be aware that lower […]
July 8, 2022

Supracondylar humerus fractures in children – a retrospective study

Introduction. Supracondylar fracture of the humerus is the most common type of distal humeral fracture in children. Either operative or non-operative treatment depends on Gartland’s classification and neurovascular damage. There is still room for discussion on which Kirschner pin’s configuration should be chosen – crossed pinning or lateral pinning. Aim. Our study aimed to compare clinical results of treating supracondylar […]