Titanium Elastic Nailing System of Diaphyseal Femur Fracture in a 7 Years Old Child: A Case Report

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Shangeetha Tarmalinggam
Edzell Swamy Appasamy
Kamarul Al-Haqq Abdul Ghani
Norazian Binti Kamisan


Objective: Midshaft femur fracture commonly treated conservatively in paediatric patients. However, complications are seen in conservative treatments and lately surgical interventions are being practised tremendously to minimise the complications.

Case Report: A 7 years old boy, sustained a closed fracture midshaft left femur after a motor vehicle accident. Operative management was decided for this patient using Titanium Elastic Nailing System, which revealed a good outcome within 3 months of duration.

Conclusion: Titanium Elastic Nailing System is fixed with minimally invasive techniques in children 6-16 years of age with diaphyseal femoral fractures, which gives a good outcome and minimizes the complications and allows earlier rehabilitation and return to school life by speeding up the fracture healing. However, an experienced surgeon and good surgical technique is desired to minimize the complications that may occur.


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Tarmalinggam, S., Appasamy, E. S., Abdul Ghani, K. A.-H., & Kamisan, N. B. . (2022). Titanium Elastic Nailing System of Diaphyseal Femur Fracture in a 7 Years Old Child: A Case Report. Medical Science and Discovery, 9(7), 413–416. https://doi.org/10.36472/msd.v9i7.764
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Received 2022-07-08
Accepted 2022-07-19
Published 2022-07-28


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