Clavicle Diaphyseal multifragmentary, intact segmental

Nonoperative treatment

Supporting indications

  • Situations where larger interventions are contraindicated

Advantages

  • No surgery

Disadvantages

  • Immobilization up to 6 weeks
  • Yield more incidences of nonunion or shortening

Contraindications

  • Open fracture
  • Neurovascular injury
  • Risk of skin penetration by bone

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