Ortho Dx: Shoulder injury after snowboarding off 20-foot jump

A 14-year-old boy presents to the emergency department after a snowboarding injury earlier in the day. He went off a 20-foot jump and landed awkwardly on his right shoulder. Anteroposterior and outlet x-rays show displaced Salter-Harris type II proximal humerus fracture.

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