Comminuted humeral shaft fracture

Case contributed by Dr Piotr Gołofit

Patient Data

Age: 64 years old
Gender: Male

Humeral shaft fracture with displacement of fragments and a "butterfly fragment".

Case Discussion

Comminuted fractures can result in forming a triangle-shaped fragment which can be called "butterfly fragments".

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Case information

rID: 46128
Published: 22nd Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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