- Born 1914 Waterbury, Connecticut
- 1946 – Alta Bates Hospital, Berkeley
- Died 26 October 2000
Holstein–Lewis fracture (1963)
Simple spiral fracture of the humerus involving the distal 1/3 of the shaft with the distal bone fragment displaced and the proximal end deviated toward the radial side. Often associated with radial nerve paralysis.
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