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Can A Child Cause A Fracture?



Could a 2 year old climb in a crib and land on a baby and fracture a leg?The fracture is around the hip.


It will be impossible for me to offer specific advice, since it sounds like your problem is more extensive than what can be addressed in a general forum like this one.

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Response by:

Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati