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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
If a two year old caught her arm in a dresser drawer and pulled on it to get to remove it, can it cause a spiral fracture, the history of this child is in the past she has done exactly that getting her arm caught in the drawer.
This would be an unlikely cause for a fracture to the arm. The description you provide is very brief and does not indicate the type or location of the fracture.
Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati