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Hip fractures are very common in adults, but are rare entities in children, comprising less than 1% of all pediatric fractures. The authors present a clinical case of a 6-year-old girl with an intertrochanteric hip fracture — displaced Delbet's type IV — treated with a pediatric sliding hip screw. The osteosynthesis material was removed 10 months later. The Delbet type IV hip fractures corresponds to 12% of all pediatric hip fractures. This type of fractures in children older than 3 years olddoi:10.17816/ptors6151-54 fatcat:dfghs6ln6rcfzkfeb4lggutnia