Midshaft clavicle fractures in adolescents are common. Recent literature in adults fractures favors open reduction and plate fixation for significantly displaced and/or shortened midshaft clavicle fractures, although whether this applies to adolescents remains debatable. This article reviews the current literature and controversy in the management of displaced adolescent clavicle fractures.
- Adolescent clavicle fractures
- Clavicle malunion
- Clavicle shaft fractures
- Nonoperative clavicle fracture treatment
- Operative clavicle fracture treatment
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine