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A 14-year-old male sustains the injuries shown in Figures A and B after a fall off the roof of his house. What is the most appropriate management?
Hip spica in abduction
Dynamic hip screw with trochanteric side plate
Physis-sparing cancellous screws
Transphyseal cancellous screws
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A 13-year-old female falls and sustains the injury shown in Figure A. Which of the following statements is true regarding the treatment of this condition?
Time to definitive surgical procedure has no effect on outcome
Open reduction with capsular decompression is contraindicated
Internal fixation with a cephalomedullary nail leads to higher union rates than screw fixation
Nonunion is the most common complication if surgical intervention is performed
Closed reduction and cannulated screw fixation across the physis is an acceptable form of surgical management
What is the most common complication following surgical fixation for the fracture shown in Figure A in an 8-year-old boy?
Clinically significant limb length discrepancy