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Longitudinal Overgrowth of the Forearm After Fracture Fixation with Flexible Intramedullary Nail: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Alireza Rouhani 1 , Ali Tabrizi 2 , * , Ahmadreza Afshar 2 and Asghar Elmi 1
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1 Department of Orthopedics, Shohada Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran
2 Department of Orthopedics, Imam Khomeini Hospital, Urmia University of Medical Sciences, Urmia, Iran
Article information
  • Trauma Monthly: September 2018, 23 (5); e63088
  • Published Online: July 24, 2018
  • Article Type: Case Report
  • Received: March 7, 2017
  • Revised: January 11, 2018
  • Accepted: January 27, 2018
  • DOI: 10.5812/traumamon.63088

To Cite: Rouhani A, Tabrizi A, Afshar A, Elmi A. Longitudinal Overgrowth of the Forearm After Fracture Fixation with Flexible Intramedullary Nail: A Case Report and Review of the Literature, Trauma Mon. 2018 ; 23(5):e63088. doi: 10.5812/traumamon.63088.

Abstract
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1. Introduction
2. Case Presentation
3. Discussion
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