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Straddle Injuries

Yesterday I saw a 2yo female a couple hours after she had suffered a straddle injury in daycare. She had fallen on a partition board that surrounded the play area and injured her groin.

This was the first time I triaged this type of injury, but I knew from reading provider notes that these injuries are usually minor and can result in discomfort with urination or bowel movements.
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