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Unilateral Open Subtrochanteric Fracture in a Very Low Birth Weight Newborn: A Case Report

Amir Sobhani Eraghi 1 and Nima Hosseinzadeh 2 , *
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1 M.D., Department of Orthopaedics Surgery, Rasoul Akram Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 M.D., Bone and Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Shafa Orthopedic Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: January 2018, 23 (1); e59367
  • Published Online: January 8, 2017
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: August 2, 2017
  • Accepted: September 27, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.59367

To Cite: Sobhani Eraghi A, Hosseinzadeh N. Unilateral Open Subtrochanteric Fracture in a Very Low Birth Weight Newborn: A Case Report, Trauma Mon. 2018 ; 23(1):e59367. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.59367.

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1. Background
2. Case Report
3. Discussion
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