Bilateral scapular fractures following low voltage electrocution

Orthopaedics, Emergency Medicine
10.1102/1470-7330.2004.0003
4
10-12
Bilateral scapular fractures following low voltage electrocution

Musculoskeletal injuries following low voltage electrocution are extremely rare. We present the case of a 54-year-old gentleman who had an accident while working with 240-volt live wires. The absence of any associated trauma should not rule out the presence of scapular fractures in such cases.

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Editor-in-Chief

Frank Cross
Consultant Vascular and General Surgeon
The London Clinic, UK

Editors

Neil Barnes
Consultant Physician
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK
Ali Jawad
Professor of Rheumatology
Barts Health NHS Trust, London, UK

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