Axillary Artery Injuries After Proximal Fracture of the Humerus
Although axillary artery injury occurs frequently with dislocations of the shoulder and fractures of the clavicle, it is rarely associated with fractures of the proximal humerus. If the axillary artery is damaged, prompt recognition and treatment are necessary to salvage the involved extremity.
Byrd, R G.; Byrd, R P.; and Roy, T M., "Axillary Artery Injuries After Proximal Fracture of the Humerus" (1998). ETSU Faculty Works. 352.