Fracture malunion (clavicle)

Case contributed by Dr Guilherme Pioli Resende

Presentation

Fall from own height several years ago.

Patient Data

Age: 70 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Loss of habitual bone morphology of the clavicle due to fracture malunion.

Case Discussion

Bone regeneration after fractures is a physiological process that can occur inappropriately, leading to fracture malunion, that is, when the bone structure is healed in a non-anatomical position, which can lead to important functional limitation of the affected region.

Contributed by Dr. Hemilianna Hadassa Silva Matozinho M.D.

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