38 Brachial Plexus Palsies

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10.1055/b-0038-162690 38 Brachial Plexus PalsiesRaymond Tse and Angelo B. Lipira Summary Pediatric brachial plexus palsies can present at birth (1 in 1000 newborns) and from blunt trauma in older children….

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43 Pediatric Skin Lesions

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10.1055/b-0038-162695 43 Pediatric Skin LesionsAladdin H. Hassanein and Arin K. Greene Summary Cutaneous lesions are common in children. Although almost always benign, they may cause psychosocial morbidity and anxiety concerning…

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42 Melanocytic Nevi

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10.1055/b-0038-162694 42 Melanocytic NeviAladdin H. Hassanein and Arin K. Greene Summary Melanocytic nevi are common in children. The primary indication for removal is to improve a deformity. Giant nevi are…

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41 Burns

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10.1055/b-0038-162693 41 BurnsMatthias B. Donelan and Branko Bojovic Summary Reconstruction of pediatric burns have improved recently. Management is based on the principles of wound healing and scar maturation. Tissue can…

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40 Vascular Anomalies

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10.1055/b-0038-162692 40 Vascular AnomaliesArin K. Greene Summary Vascular anomalies are common lesions that affect the pediatric population. The most common tumors include infantile hemangioma, congenital hemangioma, kaposiform hemangioendothelioma, and pyogenic…

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39 Pediatric Hand Trauma

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10.1055/b-0038-162691 39 Pediatric Hand TraumaAmir H. Taghinia Summary Hand trauma in children typically results from sports and play. Compared to adults, children experience less stiffness and better nerve regeneration. Immobilization…

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34 Thumb Hypoplasia

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10.1055/b-0038-162686 34 Thumb HypoplasiaAmir H. Taghinia and Joseph Upton Summary Thumb hypoplasia can cause significant loss of function because it is the most important digit of the hand. Most patients…

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36 Polydactyly

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10.1055/b-0038-162688 36 PolydactylyPaige M. Fox, Heather L. Baltzer, and Steven L. Moran Summary Radial, central, and ulnar polydactyly represents the spectrum of digital duplications seen in pediatric patients. From soft-tissue-only…

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35 Syndactyly

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10.1055/b-0038-162687 35 SyndactylySimon G. Frank and Amir H. Taghinia Summary Syndactyly is webbing of the digits of the hands or toes. The condition can be complete, incomplete, simple, or complex. …

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