The patient is a 6-year-old boy who was brought to your urgent care center by his parents with pain in his right leg. They explain that he while playing with friends he tried to jump from one side of a concrete retaining wall to the other—and coming up short.

View the images taken and consider what the diagnosis and next steps would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.


A 6-Year-Old Boy with Leg Pain After a Hard Impact
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