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Elective diaries: A 4-year-old boy with a supracondylar humerus fracture - The Medics Club
Reading Time: 2 minutes During my elective with Medics Abroad in Malindi Kenya, my team received a 4-year-old boy with a Gartland type III closed supracondylar humerus fracture occurring in the transverse plane. Such fractures do not heal correctly with casting or splinting alone and therefore require open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) surgery. This two-part surgery consisted of …