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Fig. 2

From: The Libyan civil conflict: selected case series of orthopaedic trauma managed in Malta in 2014

Fig. 2

a Original DCO external fixator and K wires to the Gustilo-Anderson type IIIB open fracture of right elbow. b Original DCO external fixator with complete loss of skin coverage over midshaft left humerus (Gustilo-Anderson type IIIC). c Fracture position on revising the alignment of the external fixator. d Secondary procedure in Malta. Complete debridement and removal of all metalwork of right elbow except the spanning fixator to maintain stability. Note multiple soft tissue foreign bodies from shrapnel injuries

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