Nirmal Tejwani

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Fractures of the Olecranon and Proximal Ulna

The Problem Fractures of the olecranon are classically the result of fall on the elbow with eccentric triceps contraction. These range from small extra-articular fragments to intra-articular comminuted fractures that may be associated with elbow dislocations. Fractures of the proximal ulna are higher energy injuries and are associated with injuries to the proximal radio-ulnar joint;…

Scapula Fractures

The Problem Scapula fractures are high-energy injuries and are usually associated with other injuries to the shoulder girdle or chest wall. These fractures may range from small avulsion fractures of the acromion to comminuted body fractures, to intra-articular glenoid fractures with associated shoulder instability, to potentially fatal scapulo-thoracic dissociation. Clinical Presentation Patients present with pain…

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