Fracture and fracture separation of the proximal humerus in children: report of 136 cases.


The authors report 136 fractures involving the proximal humerus in children (two-thirds with fractures of the proximal metaphysis, one-third with fractures of the epiphyseal growth plate). Functional and anatomical results are studied in 52 patients with a mean follow-up of 5 years (range 1-18 years). The results are compared with reports in the literature… (More)


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