Fractured radial head prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Male

Fracture through the stem of the radial head prosthesis with mild lateral subluxation of the articular component.

No acute bony fracture is identified. No joint effusion.

Case Discussion

Radial head arthroplasty is a treatment option for severe radial head fractures, and just like any other prosthesis are subject to hardware failure. 

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Case information

rID: 52115
Published: 22nd Mar 2017
Last edited: 22nd Mar 2017
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