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

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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. Nikolaos Zacharias
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Dr. Que Chu
General Practice

In brief: Clavicle

clavicle fracture is possible but rare.

In brief: Clavicle

clavicle fracture is possible but rare.
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