(1) +/- one year, varies between boys and girl. C-R-I-T-O-E to remember age of ossification. CTE-R-O-I to remember age of fusion (capitellum, trochlea and external (lateral) epicondyle fuse together at puberty. Together they fuse to the distal humerus between the ages of 14-16 years old)
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A 5-year-old girl presents to the emergency room after a fall off a playground with right elbow pain. She refuses to move her arm due to the pain but is neurovascularly intact distally. Radiographs are shown in Figures A and B. What is the best next step in treatment?
NSAIDs, rest, and immobilization with avoidance of elbow resistance exercises
Elastic stable intrameduallary nailing (ESIN)
Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) using a tension band construct
Open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) using a plate and screws
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The injury pattern seen in Figure A following minimal trauma is consider to be highly suspicious of which of the following conditions?
Aneurysmal bone cyst