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Trauma (Pediatrics)

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Dunlop's traction is a type of traction used for correcting



A Supracondylar fracture elbow

B Cervical spinal injuries

C Femoral shaft fractures

D Calcaneal fracture

Ans. A

Supracondylar fracture elbow

Dunlop's traction is used in the management of supra condylar fractures of the humerus in children. The method is particularly useful if flexion causes a circulatory embarrassment.

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