Proximal humeral fracture in child

Case contributed by Dr Lindsay Davidson

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Transverse fracture through the proximal diaphysis of the left humerus, with complete displacement and slight overlap. Open growth plate noted. 

X-ray

 Treated with open reduction and pinning.

Case Discussion

Displaced fracture of proximal humeral shaft in an 11-year old male.

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Case information

rID: 6374
Case created: 17th Jun 2009
Last edited: 5th Sep 2015
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