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Trauma (Pediatrics)

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Best method of treatment of fracture of both bones of the forearm in a 5 year old child is



A Open reduction and fixation with rush nails

B External fixation

C Manipulation and POP cast application

D Massages

Ans. C

Manipulation and POP cast application

Manipulation and POP cast application remains the best option in this age group since it is much easier to reduce and maintain alignment in this age group. Rush nail fixation is contraindicated since this carries a risk of epiphyseal injury.

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