• Malposition of the greater or lesser tuberosity ( e.g. >1 cm from native anatomical position)
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A 69-year-old male sustained a proximal humerus fracture that underwent open reduction and internal fixation nine months ago. He complains of constant pain and weakness; repeat radiographs are shown in Figures A and B. What is the most appropriate surgical treatment at this time?
Revision open reduction and internal fixation
Valgus corrective osteotomy of proximal humerus
Humeral head resection
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A 24-year-old female sustains a surgical neck proximal humerus fracture in a motor-vehicle collision. She undergoes open reduction and internal fixation but heals in 45 degrees of varus and has significant limitation of shoulder range of motion despite 9 months of conservative treatments. What is the most appropriate treatment at this time?
Manipulation under anesthesia
Humeral head resurfacing
Revision open reduction internal fixation with osteotomy
Reverse total shoulder arthroplasty