Humeral shaft fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


A 4 year old girl who fell from a balcony.

Patient Data

Age: 4
Gender: Female

Spiral midshaft humeral fracture. No dislocation of the shoulder or elbow joints.

Case Discussion

Features consistent of humeral shaft fracture. The radial nerve can be damaged in these types of fractures.

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Case information

rID: 48899
Published: 30th Oct 2016
Last edited: 19th Nov 2016
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