TITLE

Ball-thrower's fracture of the humerus

AUTHOR(S)
Colapinto, Michael N.; Schemitsch, Emil H.
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/4/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes a case of ball-thrower's fracture of the humerus in a healthy recreational athlete. Findings of the medical examination of the patient; Treatment of the patient with a hanging cast that was later converted to a functional brace; Background of fractures of the humeral shaft during a throw.
ACCESSION #
21376646

 

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