II. Description

  1. Plastic deformation of radius and ulna

III. Mechanism

  1. Fall on an outstretched hand

IV. Signs

  1. Bowing of ulna and radius or
  2. Fracture of one bone and bowing of the other

V. Radiology

  1. Forearm XRay
    1. Bone with bowing shows no Fracture

VI. Management

  1. Young Children (under age 5 years old)
    1. Usually no reduction needed
  2. Older Children
    1. Angulation should be corrected
    2. Often necessitates general anesthesia

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