Fracture of the proximal humerus with injury to the axillary artery in a boy aged 13 years

G. D. Wera, D. M. Friess, P. O. Getty, D. G. Armstrong, S. H. Lacey, H. R. Baele

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Abstract

Fractures of the proximal humerus with concomitant vascular injury are rare in children. We describe the presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of a fracture of the proximal humerus in association with an axillary artery injury in a child.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1521-1523
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Bone and Joint Surgery - Series B
Volume88
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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