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Wong C, Non-united fractures. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 30 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-44668
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1 May 2016
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75 year old female presents to ED with a two day history of rigors and coryzal symptoms. Routine chest X-ray ordered.
From the case: Non-united fractures
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Lung fields are clear.
Old non-united left humeral head and neck fracture. There is also an old non-united fracture of the lateral right clavicle.
The patient reported a history of a left proximal humerus fracture 9 years ago, with failed open reduction and internal fixation. This resulted in chronic pain and disability with very little function or range of movement in her left shoulder.