© 1990 by Thieme Medical Publishers, Inc.
Fracture of the Femur at Cesarean Section: Case Report and Review of Literature
04 March 2008 (online)
In this article, we report a case of a newborn who was delivered by cesarean section for breech presentation and who sustained a fracture of the femur. Nine-month follow-up revealed good healing of the fracture. We also present a short review and discussion of only six other similarly reported cases. We suggest that although cesarean section decreases the trauma-related morbidity in breech presentation, it does not reduce it to zero.