Bilateral congenital radial head dislocation in radioulnar synostosis

Case contributed by Paul Hellerhoff

Presentation

Bilateral limitation of supination and limitation of extension in the right elbow.

Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Female

The proximal end of the radius does not match the ossification center of the capitulum humeri. The finding is more prominent on the right side. There is sclerosis at the proximal radioulnar junction indicating synostosis.

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Case information

rID: 38087
Case created: 3rd Jul 2015
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
Tag: elbow
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