Humeral surgical neck fracture with follow up

Case contributed by Dr M Osama Yonso

Presentation

Car accident, the pateint has multiple fractures

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Male

Humeral neck fracture with ribs fractures.

Fracture along the surgical neck of the left humerus, rib fractures and acromio-clavicular seperation. Furthermore fracture of L1.

Osteosynthesis appears to be poorly performed with the nail almost touching the acromion and one of the screws halfway out.

Follow up Xray

Follow up Xray

Case Discussion

Humeral fracture with surgical fixation.

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Case information

rID: 17123
Case created: 18th Mar 2012
Last edited: 4th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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