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Fractures of the proximal end of the humerus are one of the more common fragility fractures seen in the elderly; in the younger and active population, they may represent a consequence of high-velocity trauma. The anatomical or the surgical neck may be involved with varying degrees of involvement of the humeral head. The treatment options depend on a variety of factors. This review examines the various fracture types, their treatment options, the associated complications, and the recent developments in the management of this challenging fracture.