#Flash: Prevalence of Bone fractures among children and adol
A Study was conducted to determine the prevalence of bone fractures among children and adolescents with ADHD. Researchers examined patients 18 years or younger diagnosed with ADHD. Results showed the prevalence of bone fractures to be 4.83%. The location of bone fractures, showed a distribution of 69.62%, 22.85%, and 7.53% in the upper limbs, lower limbs, and other anatomical regions, respectively. There was 2.55-fold increase in the prevalence of fractures among the children with ADHD compared to their counterparts. It is vital to be aware of these results in order to promote safe environments and provide assistance for children and adolescents with ADHD.

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Source: https://bmcpediatr.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12887-021-02821-x
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