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(OBQ04.186) A 4-year-old boy sustains a midshaft femur fracture with less than 2 cm of shortening that was treated with immediate closed reduction and hip-spica casting. Of the following listed potential complications, which is the most common requiring early surgical intervention in this age group? Topic Review Topic

1. delayed union
2. nonunion
3. cosmetic deformity
4. leg-length discrepancy
5. loss of reduction

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