humerus


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humerus:

see armarm,
upper limb in humans. Three long bones form the framework of the arm: the humerus of the upper arm, and the radius (outer bone) and ulna (inner bone) of the forearm.
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humerus

[′hyüm·ə·rəs]
(anatomy)
The proximal bone of the forelimb in vertebrates; the bone of the upper arm in humans, articulating with the glenoid fossa and the radius and ulna.

humerus

1. the bone that extends from the shoulder to the elbow
2. the corresponding bone in other vertebrates
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Complex fractures of the distal humerus in the elderly.
Maximum length of humerus: It measures the distance between the highest point of the head of the humerus to the most distal point of the trochlea.
Supracondylar fracture of the humerus in children: A late review of end-results with special reference to the cause of deformity, disability and complications.
Such a difference in gender representation is due to the decreased bone density in women over the age of 50 years, with a consequent increase in the incidence of fractures of the proximal humerus [6, 7].
Even if the above mentioned techniques are applied, this does not exclude non-union as a complication of distal humerus fractures, with a reported incidence of 8% to 25% (14).
The objective of this study was to determine the demographics, modes of injury and complications of diaphyseal fractures of humerus treated by dynamic compression plate.
In our study, wrist and forearm fracture caseload was found to be falling among residents while the number of elbow and humerus fracture procedures remained relatively constant.
A total of 18 patients were selected, with fracture proximal humerus where ORIF was indicated but who were either:
craniocaudal and lateral views of radiograph revealed complete oblique diaphyseal fracture of distal one third humerus (Fig.
Using computed tomography to assess proximal humerus fractures," The American Journal of Orthopedics, vol.
Unlike that of sprawlers, the humerus was not twisted.