Complex supracondylar condyle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Injury while playing football. Unable to straighten arm.

Patient Data

Age: 9 years
Gender: Male

Large elbow joint effusion secondary to a complex supracondylar and lateral humeral condylar fracture with posterior displacement of the distal humeral metaphysis.

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Complex supracondylar and lateral humeral condyle fracture.

Case Discussion

Complex fracture of the elbow with components of supracondylar fracture and lateral condylar fracture. Operative intervention was required.

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Case information

rID: 23658
Case created: 30th Jun 2013
Last edited: 30th May 2017
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