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Three Part Proximal Humerus Fractures Wheeless

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Description: tuberosity frag + displaced surgical neck fragment;
- unstable shafts may be driven into mass of deltoid muscle & may be anterior to the proximal fragment;
- poor bone contact will lead to delayed or nonunion in most cases
Wheeless Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Fri Jul 17 2009