Table of Contents

Embryology and development of the musculoskeletal system / Frederick R. Dietz and José A. Morcuende.
Growth in pediatric orthopaedics / Alain Diméglio.
Imaging in pediatric orthopaedics / Geetika Khanna, George Y. El-Khourya, and Yusssuf Menda.
Evaluation of the medical literature / Mininder S. Kocher.
The pediatric orthopaedic examination / David D. Aronsson.
Genetics of orthopaedic conditions / William G. Cole.
Metabolic and endocrine abnormalities / Benjamin A. Alman and Andrew W. Howard.
The skeletal dysplasias / Paul D. Sponseller and Michael J. Ain.
Syndromes of orthopaedic importance / Benjamin A. Alman and Michael J. Goldberg.
Localized disorders of bone and soft tissue / William G. Mackenzie and Peter G. Gabos.
Diseases of the hematopoietic system / Roger Cornwall and John P. Dormans.
Juvenile ipiopathic arthritis / Dowain A. Wright.
Osteomyelitis and septic arthritis / Anthony A. Stans.
Bone and soft tissue tumors / Dempsey S. Springfield and Mark C. Gebhardt.
Cerebral palsy / Thomas S. Renshaw and Peter A. Deluca.
Myelomeningocele / Kenneth J. Noonan.
Other neuromuscular disorders / George H. Thompson and Frank R. Berenson.
Idiopathic scoliosis / Peter O. Newton and Dennis R. Wenger.
Congenital scoliosis / John B. Emans.
Kyphosis / William C. Warner Jr..
Spondylolisthesis and spondylolisthesis / Scott J. Luhmann, Michael F. O'Brien, and Lawrence G. Lenke --. The cervical spine / Randall T. Loder.
The upper limb / Peter M. Waters.
Developmental hip dysplasia and dislocation / Stuart L. Weinstein.
Legg-Calvé-Perthes syndrome / Stuart L. Weinstein.
Slipped capital femoral epiphysis / Robert M. Kay.
Other conditions of the hip / Matthew B. Dobbs and José A. Morcuende.
The lower extremity / Perry L. Schoenecker and Margaret M. Rich.
Leg-length discrepancy / Colin F. Moseley.
The foot / James R. Kasser.
The child with a limb deficiency / Raymond T. Morrissy, Brian J. Giavedoni, and Colleen Coulter-O'Berry.
Sports medicine in the growing child / R. Baxter Willis.
Management of fractures / Charles T. Price and John M. Flynn.
The role of the orthopaedic surgeon in diagnosing child abuse / Tom J. Novacheck.