Bilateral congenital radial head dislocation in radioulnar synostosis

Case contributed by Dr. Paul Hellerhoff


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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 38087
Published: 13th Jul 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: elbow
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.