Bicycle accident injuries
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Bicycle accidents in 210 patients are analysed. Ages ranged from 1 to 59 years (mean 14,5 years) with a male predominance. In 52% of patients there was a head or facial injury, 6% being moderate to severe. Of the fractures 64% involved the upper limb, 32% being of the radius and ulna and 22% of the clavicle. The majority of abrasions and soft-tissue injuries involved the limbs.
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