Proximal humeral fracture - greater tuberosity

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is a one-part minimally displaced fracture involving the greater humeral tuberosity. 

Modality: X-ray

Yellow line delineating the fracture. 

Case Discussion

Proximal humeral fractures are common fractures in older patients and can result in a significant disability. 

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Case Information

rID: 38246
Case created: 12th Jul 2015
Last edited: 10th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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