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Kim, Cho, Chung, Kim, and Kim: Conservative Treatment of Valgus Impacted Four-Part Fracture of the Proximal Humerus - A Case Report -


For valgus impacted four part fracture of the proximal humerus, surgical stabilization and early mobilization of the joint can produce the best clinical outcomes. But, we have experienced a case of conservative treatment and gained good clinical results. We have reported this case and included a review of the relevant literatures.

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Fig. 1
(A) Initial shoulder AP radiograph, (B) shoulder outlet view & (C, D) three Dimensional CT of a 55-year-old-female patient show valgus impacted four part fracture of the proximal humerus.
Fig. 2
(A) Final radiographs & (B) three Dimensional CT taken after 10 months show malunion of proximal humerus fracture.
Fig. 3
At 10 months follow up, photographs show nearly full range of motion of right shoulder.


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