Skin puckering as a sign of humeral neck fracture

Ann R Coll Surg Engl. 2008 Nov;90(8):692-3. doi: 10.1308/003588408X321701.


To the best of our knowledge, this is the first clinical report of skin puckering associated with fractured neck of humerus. Its significance may vary in different locations and its presence should be added to other physical and radiological signs to aid decision making.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Female
  • Humans
  • Humeral Fractures / diagnostic imaging
  • Humeral Fractures / pathology*
  • Middle Aged
  • Radiography
  • Skin / pathology*