EMERGENCIES IN PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS
Summary. Emergencies in pediatric orthopaedics surgery comprise a wide spectrum of diseases and injuries which demand fast diagnosis and appropriate treatement. If certain diagnostic and therapeutic measures are not undertaken punctual, in diseases like septic arthritis of the hip, acute haematogenous osteomyelitis, acute slipped capital femoral epiphysis, changes that can give arise to permanent consequences and disabilities will be developed. Well knowing of clinical features, using of ultrasound, diagnostic punctures and if necesarry using other investigations are essential for the fast diagnosis of acute infections of the locomotor system, and along with antibiotics, methodes of decompression are basics of the treatment.