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International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences

2017, Volume 3 Issue 1

Management of pathological fracture of the humerus secondary to osteofibrous dysplasia after curettage with elastic intramedullary nail: A case report

Author(s): Eknath Pawar, Ujwal Ramteke, Ayush Singh, Nikhil palange and Hitesh Mangukiya
Abstract: Introduction: Fibrous dysplasia is a rare non neoplastic bone disease of unknown aetiology which has a wide spectrum of symptoms such as pain, deformity, fracture depending on the area of involvement. Cases are diagnosed within the first three decades of life, though most commonly diagnosed in children and adolescents. Fibrous dysplasia presents in two forms monostotic or polyostotic. We present a case of pathological fracture of humerus secondary to fibrous dysplasia admitted in department with a background of posttraumatic pain in the right arm.
Conclusion: Pathological fracture of humerus in a child secondary to Fibrous dysplasia can be managed with curettage and bone grafting along with elastic intramedullary nail.
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How to cite this article:
Eknath Pawar, Ujwal Ramteke, Ayush Singh, Nikhil palange, Hitesh Mangukiya. Management of pathological fracture of the humerus secondary to osteofibrous dysplasia after curettage with elastic intramedullary nail: A case report. Int J Orthop Sci 2017;3(1):29-32. DOI: 10.22271/ortho.2017.v3.i1a.07
International Journal of Orthopaedics Sciences