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Year : 2012  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 44-45

Bilateral humerus fracture following birth trauma

Department of Paediatrics, K.V.G Medical College, Sullia, Karnataka, India

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Edwin Dias
Professor and Head Pediatrics, S-3 ,Casa Leila Apts, S. L. Mathias Road, Highlands, Mangalore - 575 002, Karnataka
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2249-4847.92230

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Birth injuries especially to humerus are rare in Caesarean sections as compared to vaginal deliveries. But in some difficult extractions even with expert care, injury may be sustained by the newborn. This is a report of a case of birth trauma induced fractures of both humerus during Caesarean section.

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