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A 9-year-old boy sustains an injury to his right shoulder during a skateboarding fall. He complains of pain and deformity. No deficits are present on neurovascular exam. Shoulder radiographs are provided in Figure A. Which of the following is the most appropriate treatment?
Immobilization in a sling and follow-up radiographs
Closed reduction and percutaneous pinning
Closed reduction and spanning external fixation
Closed reduction and intramedullary fixation
Open reduction internal fixation with a plate construct
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Which of the following answers represents the ratio of growth from the proximal and distal growth plates in a humerus, respectively?
Educational video describing growth distribution in children's long bones.
HPI - Fall down on rt abducted rt shoulder while playing football
Where and how would you have performed the closed reduction.
HPI - 2 year old boy, fell off a two wheeler, was brought in by parents with complaints of not moving the right upper limb. No other significant injuries
How would you manage this fracture?