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What kinds of fractures can occur in an infant during birth?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 26 years experience
Clavicular, brachial: Upper extremity fractures as above are most common in cases of shoulder dystocia. Other fractures are much less common and can occur with manipulation during delivery of a breech fetus from the vaginal or abdominal route.
Dr. Que Chu
Dr. Que Chuanswered
General Practice 46 years experience
Clavicle: clavicle fracture is possible but rare.

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