anatomic neck fracture

anatomic neck fracture

A fracture through the anatomic neck of the humerus.
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The most common indications for hemiarthroplasty include 4-part fractures, most 3-part fractures, displaced anatomic neck fractures, fracture dislocations, head splitting fractures, and impacted humeral head fractures involving greater than 40% of the articular surface.
Limited open reduction internal fixation is recommended for the stable four-part valgus impacted fracture and hemiarthroplasty for more unstable four-part fractures including head-splitting fractures, anatomic neck fractures, and head impression fractures.