Left proximal radial shaft fracture with radial head subluxation

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Dixon

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Patient Data

Age: 5
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

There is a mildly dorsally angulated greenstick fracture of the left proximal radial shaft.  Subtle accompanying bowing deformity of the ulnar.  The radiocapitellar alignment is abnormal with the radial neck appearing dorsally subluxed relative to the capitellum.

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Case information

rID: 35569
Case created: 12th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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