Humerus varus: a complication of neonatal, infantile, and childhood injury and infection.

@article{Ellefsen1994HumerusVA,
  title={Humerus varus: a complication of neonatal, infantile, and childhood injury and infection.},
  author={Bjarki Ellefsen and M A Frierson and Ellen Marie Raney and John A. Ogden},
  journal={Journal of pediatric orthopedics},
  year={1994},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={479-86}
}
Sixteen cases of humerus varus consequent to proximal humeral fracture and osteomyelitis are described. A similar, but variably severe pattern of progressive deformity occurred in all cases. The medial region of the proximal humeral physis usually either developed slowly or failed to develop, whereas the lateral region developed more normally. This caused progressive angular rotation of the proximal humeral epiphysis and physis, so that the lateral region of the growth plate, in its most severe… CONTINUE READING