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
Modality: X-ray

Humeral neck fracture with ribs fractures.

Modality: X-ray

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.

Modality: X-ray

Follow up Xray

Modality: X-ray

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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