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Management of a Humeral Shaft Non-union with Concomitant Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

Management of a Humeral Shaft Non-union with Concomitant Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

Management of a Humeral Shaft Non-union with Concomitant Rotator Cuff Tear Arthropathy

In this article, we describe the unique presentation of an 83-year-old, right-hand dominant male with severe right arm dysfunction secondary to a humeral shaft non-union in the setting of ipsilateral CTA. The case highlights the options for, and difficulty in, managing these concomitant pathologies in a medically frail individual who has lost meaningful upper extremity function and independence because of this injury.

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