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Fibrous dysplasia causing safeguarding concerns
  1. Bharathi Pai1,
  2. Drusilla Ferdinand2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, UK
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, Walsall, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Bharathi Pai, Department of Paediatrics, George Eliot Hospital, Nuneaton, UK; bharathipai{at}

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An 11-month-old boy presented with a swollen right arm. His mother was carrying him when she fell down the stairs. The child was not hurt but a new swelling was noticed.

He was taken to the emergency department the next day. Concerns were raised regarding safeguarding due to the late presentation of the injury.

X-ray of his arm …

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