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Trauma (Pediatrics)

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After reduction of supracondylar fracture X-rays have to be taken to see that there is no varus or valgus angulation of the distal fragment, these features are revealed by noting the (AIPG 2010)



A Baumann's angle

B Cavendish tilt

C Q angle

D Blumensaat line

Ans. A

Baumann's angle

Baumann angle is subtended by a line in the longitudinal axis of the hu­meral shaft and a line through the coronal axis of the capitellar physis. Normally this is less than 80 degrees. If this value is increased the distal fragment is tilted in varus.

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