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Injuries of Lower Limb

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Which is the treatment option for a open book injury of the pelvis with the disruption of symphysis pubis more than 2.5 cm. (AIPG 2010)



A External fixation
B Internal fixation

C Both of the above
D None of the above

Ans. C

Both of the above

An open book injury of the pelvis, is an injury with disruption of the symphysis pubis. If the opening is less than 2.5 cm no treatment is required. If the disruption is more than 2.5 cm then either external or internal fixation or both may be done. Other methods being application of plaster spica application and Hammock sling traction

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