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Friday, January 30, 2015
An infant suffered a spiral fracture of the left humerus. What are the possible ways this could have been accidental?
Spiral fractures are caused by a twisting of the arm. Unfortunately, I cannot answer your question with any more specificity.
Robert Shapiro, MD
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati