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A 3-day-old female exhibits limited use of her right arm following birth. Figure A exhibits her right upper extremity radiograph. If nonoperative treatment is provided, what is the expected prognosis?
Limited range of motion, malunion, need for corrective osteotomy
High risk of radial nerve palsy, minimal deformity, no need for corrective osteotomy
Reliable healing with callus by 2 weeks, complete remodeling within 6 months
High risk of asymptomatic fibrous nonunion
Cubitus varus with limb length discrepancy
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