Management of a Patient With an Isolated Greater Tuberosity Fracture and Rotator Cuff Tear

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Patients with hyperflexion/hyperabduction injury to the glenohumeral joint are at risk for isolated greater tuberosity fractures, which are often undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. In this case report, we describe the clinical decision-making process that led to the diagnosis of an isolated greater tuberosity fracture and subsequent rotator cuff tear.

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