Clavicle Fracture Classification

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What is the typical characteristic of the supracondylar area at a certain age?

It is thinner with more slender cortex

What is the mechanism of injury that typically leads to an extension type fracture?

FOOSH injury, leading to hyperextension of the elbow

What is the recommended treatment for a stable extension type fracture?

Long arm plaster slab in flexion (supinated or pronated or neutral forearm)

What is the primary concern during the rehabilitation phase for a fracture?

Preventing myositis ossificans

What is the typical treatment for an intra-articular T/Y inter-condylar fracture?

Internal fixation as the first choice

What is the characteristic of an olecranon fracture?

It may be intra-articular or extra-articular

What is the goal of rehabilitation for an olecranon fracture?

Protection and elevation of the elbow

What is the definition of a displaced unstable olecranon fracture?

Separation of more than 2mm

What is the most common mechanism of injury for a clavicle fracture?

Fall on the side of the shoulder

Which type of lateral clavicle fracture involves the articular surface of the AC joint?

Type 3

What is the primary mechanism of injury that leads to acromioclavicular dislocation?

A fall in which the patient rolls on the shoulder

What is the classification of a fracture that involves the anatomical neck and lesser tuberosity of the proximal humerus?

3-part fracture

What is the primary ligament responsible for maintaining stability of the acromioclavicular joint?

Acromioclavicular ligament

What is the recommended rehabilitation protocol for a stable proximal humerus fracture at 6 weeks?

Start internal rotation and external rotation

What is the characteristic deformity seen in acromioclavicular dislocation?

A step-like deformity

What is the mechanism of injury for a humerus shaft fracture?

FOOSH and direct trauma

What is the primary goal of postoperative management following anatomical coracoclavicular reconstruction (ACCR)?

To decrease stress on the AC joint

What is the classification of a fracture that involves the surgical neck and both tuberosities of the proximal humerus?

4-part fracture

What type of exercises are initiated first in the rehabilitation protocol following ACCR?

Closed-chain exercises

What is the recommended management for a fracture dislocation of the proximal humerus?

ORIF and sling for 2-3 weeks

What is the reason for routine screw removal at 8-12 weeks following ORIF with CC screw fixation?

To prevent screw breakage

What is the rehabilitation protocol for an unstable humerus shaft fracture at 4 weeks?

Start isometric exercises to shoulder muscles and partial weight bearing

What is the type of brace used in postoperative management following ACCR?

Platform brace

What is the common age group affected by supracondylar fracture?

Skeletally immature children

What is the time frame for adequate healing at the bone-tendon interface following ACCR?

12 weeks

What is the rehabilitation protocol for a stable clavicle fracture at the end of 6 weeks?

Start gentle AROM exercises to shoulder

This quiz covers the classification and types of clavicle fractures, including the mechanism of injury and anatomical features.

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