Intercondylar fractures of the humerus: Riseborough and Radin classification

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

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Adult elbow intercondylar fractures.

Intercondylar fractures of the humerus: Riseborough and Radin classification.

Case Discussion

Riseborough and Radin classification:

Type I: No displacement of the fragments.

Type II: T-shaped intercondylar fractures with the trochlear and capitellar fragments separated but not appreciably rotated in the frontal plane.

Type III: T-shaped intercondylar fractures with separation of the fragments and significant rotatory deformity.

Type IV: T-shaped intercondylar fractures with severe comminution of the articular surface arid wide separation of the humeral condyles.

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rID: 44207
Case created: 11th Apr 2016
Last edited: 18th Apr 2016
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