Proximal humeral fracture in child

Case contributed by Dr Lindsay Davidson

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male

Transverse fracture through the proximal diaphysis of the left humerus, with complete displacement and slight overlap. Open growth plate noted. 


 Treated with open reduction and pinning.

Case Discussion

Displaced fracture of proximal humeral shaft in an 11-year old male.

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Case information

rID: 6374
Published: 17th Jun 2009
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
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