impacted fracture

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fracture in which one broken end is wedged into the other broken end

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Jakob RP, Miniaci A, Anson PS, et al: Four-part valgus impacted fractures of the proximal humerus.
Gavin Collins was left with an impacted fracture to his cheek and eye socket, while colleague Matthew Hollands was repeatedly punched and kicked to the ground.
There were 26 two-part fractures, 6 three-part fractures and 4 four-part fractures which includes 3 valgus impacted fractures.
They recommend locked plates for patients with valgus impacted fractures and adequate bone quality, especially those younger than 55 years of age.
Impacted fractures of the articular surface usually require operative treatment and should be promptly referred.