Reported here is a single case of a highly comminuted fracture of the proximal aspect of the humerus with substantial humeral head displacement and a concomitant glenoid fracture encompassing >20% of the glenoid width. The fractures were treated simultaneously with reverse total shoulder arthroplasty and open reduction and internal fixation, respectively.
The 1-year follow-up demonstrated excellent pain control and a good functional outcome, with no signs of instability or implant complications.
1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
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Investigation performed at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
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