Executive Editor: Peter Trafton

Authors: Martin Jaeger, Frankie Leung, Wilson Li

Proximal humerus Extraarticular 2-part, greater tuberosity, nondisplaced

General considerations

The vast majority of these fractures (undisplaced greater tuberosity) can be managed by nonoperative methods. Fixation in situ may be warranted if a high risk of displacement is suspected.

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