Multiplane fracture of the distal humerus.

  title={Multiplane fracture of the distal humerus.},
  author={Jesse B. Jupiter and Karen A. Barnes and Larry J. Goodman and Azael Salda{\~n}a},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={7 3},
A unique but complex intraarticular fracture of the distal humerus is described. The term multiplane fracture has been applied to highlight a fracture pattern that features not only the well recognized T fracture lines in the sagittal and horizontal planes but also a coronal fracture of the trochlea. The Herbert screw was used in five cases to achieve stable fixation of the purely articular coronal fracture. At a follow-up of 20 months, on average, all fractures healed with an acceptable… CONTINUE READING