Diagnosis

12-C1 Complex spiral fractures

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12-C1

12-C1

Complex fractures of the humeral shaft with spiral fragments are classified 12-C1 fractures.

The fracture may extend into both the proximal or the distal metaphysis.

12-C1

12-C1

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