Bilateral madelung deformity

Case contributed by Dr Yusra Sheikh


Pain and deformity of both wrists.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Female

There is bilateral gross deformity of both wrists.There is failure of ossification of the ulnar side of the radius. Bilateral positive ulnar variance is noted. There is bilateral herniation of the proximal carpal bones with wedging of the lunate between the radius and ulnar. Findings are consitent with Madelung deformity.

Case Discussion

There was no history of trauma in this case.

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Case information

rID: 47781
Published: 2nd Sep 2016
Last edited: 5th Sep 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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