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ea0039ep17 | Bone | BSPED2015

The prevalence of fragility fractures in children with cerebral palsy in Manchester: a cross-sectional survey

Patel Ekta , Alshryda Sattar , Ferguson Anne , Mughal Zulf , Padidela Raja

Background: Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common physically disabling childhood motor disorder. Fractures in this group of children are common, however, prevalence and risk factors associated with fractures in children with CP in the UK is not known.Aims: The aims of this cross-sectional survey were i) to determine the prevalence of fractures in children with moderate-to-severe CP in Manchester, ii) to determine the common sites of fracture, and iii) t...