Objective: The term of birth fracture (BF) is used to describe the skeletal fracture that newborns suffer during delivery and birth process.
Conclusion: Clavicle was the most common site of birth fracture, and many of these injuries occurred without a known risk factors.
KEY WORDS: Birth fracture, Newborn, Clavicle fracture, Difficult Delivery.
Based on our study, the overall prevalence rate of birth fracture and clavicle fracture was 1.
Incidence and associated risk factors of birth fractures in the newborns.
This study was conducted to determine the prevalence rate and associated risk factors of birth fractures among the live births at two referral general hospitals in Ahwaz city in Iran.
Clavicular fracture was the most common bone injury with an overall incidence of 3-42% among the skeletal birth fractures.