Inferior glenoid fossa fractures: patho-anatomy and results of operative treatment

Inferior glenoid fossa fractures: patho-anatomy and results of operative treatment International Orthopaedics (SICOT) (2017) 41:1741–1748 DOI 10.1007/s00264-017-3511-5 ORIGINAL PAPER Inferior glenoid fossa fractures: patho-anatomy and results of operative treatment 1 1 2 Jan Bartoníček & Michal Tuček & Daniel Klika Received: 29 December 2016 /Accepted: 7 May 2017 /Published online: 25 May 2017 SICOT aisbl 2017 Abstract fractures radiologically healed within three months. Full and Introduction A typical feature of inferior glenoid fractures is a pain-free range of motion was restored in 18 patients; in eight distal fragment separated from the glenoid fossa. In most patients it was limited by 20 degrees and in three patients by cases, the inferior glenoid fractures are associated with a frac- more than 40 degrees. The mean Constant score was 82. ture of the scapular body. However, there are no detailed stud- Conclusion Fractures of the inferior glenoid fossa requires CT ies of inferior glenoid fractures, and only brief mentions can examination, including 3D CT reconstruction with subtraction be found in the literature in this respect. of the surrounding bones. Displaced fractures are indicated for Material and methods The basic group comprised 42 patients, operative treatment. with the mean age of 48 years, who sustained 42 fractures of the inferior glenoid. In this http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Orthopaedics Springer Journals

Inferior glenoid fossa fractures: patho-anatomy and results of operative treatment

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by SICOT aisbl
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Orthopedics
ISSN
0341-2695
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1432-5195
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10.1007/s00264-017-3511-5
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