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Slovenska pediatrija 2019; 26: 168-173

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URGENT CONDITIONS OF THE MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM - AN ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON‘S VIEW

Janja Slomšek
Zdravstveni dom ©marje pri Jelšah Celjska cesta 16, 3240 ©marje pri Jelšah, Slovenija

Biljana Petrović
Zdravstveni dom Murska Sobota, Murska Sobota, Slovenija

Borut Kovačić
Oddelek otroške ortopedske kirurgije, Ortopedska klinika, Univerzitetni klinični center Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenija

Abstract

Musculoskeletal disorders in children are a common cause of primary care outpatient visits. The aim of this review article is to present the urgent orthopaedic conditions in children which, without timely and appropriate treatment, can lead to death or permanent disability.

Key words: musculoskeletal system, orthopaedics, child, emergencies