Comminuted humeral fracture

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende


Trauma during car rollover.

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Female

Comminuted fracture with flexion deformity of the middle shaft of the left humerus and detachment of a "butterfly fragment".

Case Discussion

Provisional immobilization with plaster cast was performed until surgical scheduling.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D. and Dr. Arthemizio Antônio Lopes Rocha M.D.

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