Hypertrophic nonunion

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky ALSALAM


Fracture right radius bone follow up


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
Published: 1st Nov 2010
Last edited: 18th Apr 2020
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