Hypertrophic nonunion

Case contributed by Dr Hani Al Salam

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Fracture right radius bone follow up

Modality: X-ray

Case Discussion

Radiographs demonstrates hypertrophy of bone ends and sclerosis, consistent with hypertrophic nonunion. These non unions theoretically have sufficient vascularity to heal but stability is lacking or normal axial alignment has not been restored.

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Case Information

rID: 12235
Diagnostic certainty: Certain
System: Musculoskeletal
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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