Gunshot wound to humerus

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: X-ray

Comminuted fracture of the proximal humerus with retained slug fragments. This injury represents an open fracture, with a potential complication from external contamination.

Case Discussion

This patient sustained a gunshot wound to the upper arm, with the bullet traversing and splitting the proximal humerus.

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Case Information

rID: 2746
Case created: 20th May 2008
Last edited: 23rd May 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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