In this episode we cover ankle injuries, sprains vs Salter fractures. Also included are a few pointers on Genu Valgum and Genu Varum (bowlegs and knock knees) as well as Osteochondritis Dissecans.
The pertinent article we addressed:
Boutis K, Plint a, et al. Radiograph-Negative Lateral Ankle Injuries in Children: Occult Growth Plate Fracture or Sprain. JAMA Pediatr 2016 Jan. 4;170(1):e154114.
Yeung DE, Jia X, Miller CA, Barker SL. Interventions for treating ankle fractures in children. Cochrane Database Syst Rev, 2016 Apr 1;4:CD010836.
Sankar WN, Chen J, Kay RM, Skaggs DL. Incidence of occult fracture in children with acute ankle injuries. J Pediatr Orthop 2008 Jul-Aug; 28(5):500-1.