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Ultrasonic diagnosis of separation of the proximal humeral epiphysis in the newborn.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2406274     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A difficult delivery of a newborn infant may result in a traumatic separation of the proximal humeral epiphysis from the metaphysis through the physis. When the ossification center of the epiphysis is not yet visible radiographically, the correct diagnosis may be missed and the injury may be mistaken for a dislocation or Erb palsy. As a non-invasive diagnostic method, ultrasonography has proved to be a particularly valuable diagnostic tool.
F H Broker; T Burbach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of bone and joint surgery. American volume     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0021-9355     ISO Abbreviation:  J Bone Joint Surg Am     Publication Date:  1990 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-03-26     Completed Date:  1990-03-26     Revised Date:  2010-10-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0014030     Medline TA:  J Bone Joint Surg Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-91     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, Ziekenhuiscentrum Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.
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MeSH Terms
Birth Injuries / diagnosis*
Epiphyses, Slipped / diagnosis*,  radiography
Humerus / injuries*
Infant, Newborn
Ultrasonography / methods*

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