Bilateral proximal radioulnar synostosis

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Hands fixed in a hyper-pronation position since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 18 years
Gender: Male

Bilateral bony fusion at the proximal third of the radius and ulna of 6.5 cm length. Hypoplastic with posterior dislocation of the radial head.

Case Discussion

Case of bilateral proximal radioulnar synostosis with posterior dislocation of the radial head, type 3 according to Cleary et al classification.


Additional contributor: Z. Boudiaf MD, CHU Constantine

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Case information

rID: 66532
Published: 24th Feb 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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