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Can A Child Cause A Fracture?

08/15/2006

Question:

Could a 2 year old climb in a crib and land on a baby and fracture a leg?The fracture is around the hip.

Answer:

It will be impossible for me to offer specific advice, since it sounds like your problem is more extensive than what can be addressed in a general forum like this one.

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Response by:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati