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ABSTRACT

Proximal humerus fracture is one of the common fractures seen in practice. Being metaphyseal region, it is less prone for nonunion. Although more than 80% of these heal with no surgical intervention, displaced unimpacted surgical neck fractures are associated with a higher incidence of nonunion with rates varying from less than 1% to as high as 23%. We report a case of 35-year-old male with nonunion following fracture of left proximal humerus.

Keywords: Proximal humerus nonunions, Fibular strut allograft, Locked plating, Fixed-angle plate.

How to cite this article: Vieira AE, Chaudhary A, Diwedi A, Vaibhav. Proximal Humerus Nonunion: Operated with Fibular Strut Allograft and Locking Plate. MGM J Med Sci 2014;2(1): 50-51.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

 
 
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