A 60 year old female preseted with fall at home when going to bathroom and painful right shoulder.X ray shows the following picture.Which nerve can be probably injured in this condition?
Image shows:Humerus – Surgical neck fracture : Transverse fracture through the proximal humerus with displacement of the distal component.
FRACTURE OF SURGICAL NECK OF HUMERUS
- Shoulder stiffness.
- Axillary nerve is particularly vulnerable, both from the injury and from surgery
- Axillary artery injury
- Myositis ossificans