Proximal humeral fracture in child

Case contributed by Lindsay Davidson

Patient Data

Age: 11 years
Gender: Male

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

Post operative imaging


 Treated with open reduction and pinning.

Case Discussion

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

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