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Sunday, April 19, 2015
Healing A Broken Arm
When the limb [arm] of a young child is broken, simple, radial or spiral, how long should it usually in a cast?
Your question can be answered by the orthopedic surgeon who is treating the child. The time depends on the type of fracture, the child's age and an individual's healing.
Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati