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A 3-year-old male is an unrestrained backseat passenger in a car involved in a head-on collision. An injury radiograph is seen in Figure A. A delay in achieving a concentric reduction has been shown to increase the risk of
Coxa magna deformity
Recurrent post-traumatic dislocation of the hip
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A 10-year-old boy sustained an isolated injury shown in Figure A. Immediate closed reduction was performed in the emergency room with conscious sedation. Post-reduction radiographs are shown in Figure B and post-reduction CT scan in Figure C. What is the next appropriate step in management?
Repeat closed reduction
Skeletal traction for 1 month
Hip arthrotomy via posterior approach
Hip arthrotomy via anterior approach
Weight-bearing as tolerated with close follow-up and serial radiographs