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spica cast

i want to ask about how close should the bone be to built up again ? is that right when the bone after cast be side by side not in the correct position ??that whats happened to tarek 9 months years old after he get a fracture shaft of femur 2 days ago the x ray on his thigh after spica cast shows the  2 bone not in the correct position ( side by side )? is that bone will built okay ??
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That is a displaced fracture and will not heal while in that position! If that fracture is not reduced manually and recast - there will need to be surgical intervention. Best of luck jd1963!
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