Humeral shaft fracture

Case contributed by Samir Benoudina
Diagnosis certain


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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