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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 29

Old post-traumatic malunited humeral head fracture with dislocated shoulder: Delayed effect of an underestimated fall

Enrico and Enrica Sovena Foundation, Via Asmara, 00199 Rome, Italy

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Cosma Calderaro
Enrico and Enrica Sovena Foundation, Via Asmara, 00199 Rome
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijsr.Int_J_Stud_Res_12_17

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We present a case of a delayed effect of an old humeral head fracture with dislocated shoulder diagnosed an year after a low energy fall. After the injury, the patient experienced only mild pain and avoided radiological evaluation. The clinical and radiological evaluation showed a malunion of an underestimated displaced humeral head fracture with severe secondary arthritic changes.

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