Comminuted humeral shaft fracture

Case contributed by Dr Piotr Gołofit

Patient Data

Age: 64 years old
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

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
Case created: 22nd Jun 2016
Last edited: 22nd Sep 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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