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Yeungnam University Journal of Medicine 1991;8(2):202-208.
DOI:    Published online December 31, 1991.
Clinical evaluation of pediatric hand injury.
Jeong Jin Kim, Jeong Cheol Kim, Dong Bo Suh, See Ho Choi, Jung Hyun Seul
Hand injury in children was increased due to multiple environmental risks and failed attention of parents to children in rapidly developing society. By the results of this evaluation in 37 cases, it was summarized as follows. First, hand injuries in children most commonly occurs in spring, and occurs more commonly in the children at the age of high activity. The most common level of injury is zone I by microreplantation zone, and zone II by tendon injury zone. The more desirable results were obtained by full thickness skin graft and composite graft if it were possible. For the better functional results compare to adults, the methods and procedures must be constructed after more evaluation with more clinical cases. In the cases of pediatric hand injury, the most important fact is prevention of injury, with the close attention by parents, and the second is appropriate diagnosis and treatment for more functional results.
Key Words: Pediatric hand injury


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