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Volume : 6 Issue : 3 Year : 2019

 
Subperiosteal hemorrhage due to a distal femoral physeal fracture in a neonate [North Clin Istanb]
North Clin Istanb. 2019; 6(3): 312-314 | DOI: 10.14744/nci.2018.26566  

Subperiosteal hemorrhage due to a distal femoral physeal fracture in a neonate

Mesut Öztürk1, Alparslan Yurtbay2, Davut Keskin2, Ahmet Veysel Polat1, Mustafa Bekir Selçuk1
1Department of Radiology, Ondokuz Mayis University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey
2Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Ondokuz Mayis University Faculty of Medicine, Samsun, Turkey

Femoral physeal fractures have been rarely reported as a birth-related injury. As the plain radiograph findings are variable, the diagnosis may be challenging. In this case report, we describe a male neonate presenting with periosteal elevation at the left distal femur. A radiological evaluation demonstrated posteromedial displacement of the distal femoral epiphysis. The final diagnosis was subperiosteal hemorrhage due to a distal femoral physeal fracture.

Keywords: Birth injuries, distal femur; neonate; subperiosteal hemorrhage; physeal fracture.


Mesut Öztürk, Alparslan Yurtbay, Davut Keskin, Ahmet Veysel Polat, Mustafa Bekir Selçuk. Subperiosteal hemorrhage due to a distal femoral physeal fracture in a neonate. North Clin Istanb. 2019; 6(3): 312-314

Corresponding Author: Mesut Öztürk, Türkiye


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