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Thrower's fracture: a comparison of two presentations of a rare fracture.
  1. P A Evans,
  2. R D Farnell,
  3. S Moalypour,
  4. J A McKeever
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Leicester Royal Infirmary NHS Trust, UK.


    We report two similar rare types of fracture of the lower end of the humerus sustained in fit young adults while throwing a ball. Both cases were seen within 1 week in a busy accident and emergency (A&E) department. The types of fracture in each case are unusual and, in the past, have been attributed to fatigue or to a repetitive strain pattern.

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