Diagnosis

12-B2 Bending wedge fracture

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12-B2

12-B2

Wedge fractures of the humeral shaft with a bending wedge fragment are classified 12-B2 fractures.

Their short fracture zones usually make these fractures unstable.

12-B2

12-B2

X-ray taken from Orozco R et al, (1998) Atlas of Internal Fixation. Used with kind permission.