Timing of Motor Nerve Function Recovery in Children with Severe Supracondylar Humerus Fractures

Study finds most nerve injuries improve within 6 months

Maureen Leahy

Data presented at the American Society for Surgery of the Hand annual meeting indicate that most motor nerve injuries associated with pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures improve within 3 to 6 months, although recovery may be delayed in patients with more than one injured nerve.

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