Executive Editor: Fergal Monsell

General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Andrew Howard, James Hunter, Theddy Slongo

Pediatric proximal femur 31-M/3.1 III

General considerations

Trochanteric fractures are extracapsular and therefore have a minimal risk of avascular necrosis (AVN).

Plate fixation is generally required to achieve angular stability.



Decision support

Authors' added material

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