Hypertrophic nonunion

Case contributed by Hani M. Al Salam
Diagnosis certain


Fracture right radius bone follow up


Radiographs demonstrate hypertrophy of bone ends and sclerosis, consistent with hypertrophic nonunion. 

Case Discussion

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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