Pediatric Plastic Deformation

A 7-year-old boy injures his left arm and is brought to the emergency department a few hours later. He was riding on a scooter and fell forward, landing on his outstretched hand. On examination, a slight angular deformity to the left forearm is noted. Anteroposterior and lateral radiographs show a distal one-third radius fracture with plastic deformation.

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