A fall onto an outstretched arm - What can happen?

Posted by drgprakasam

A fall onto an outstretched arm may cause the following injuries:

Clavicle fracture

Fracture of the surgical head of the humerus

Supracondylar fracture of the humerus

Fracture of the head and neck of the radius

Galeazzi fracture dislocation

Colles' fracture

Fadial styloid fracture

Scaphoid fracture

Triquetral fracture

Falling with an outstreched hand - can result in mutilple fractures - CONTACT your healthcare provider when this happens to you or your child

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