Medial epicondyle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/o fall on ground. C/o Elbow pain, swelling.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
X-ray

There is a corticated bone on medial aspect of elbow - avulsed medial epicondyle. There is no associated fracture of humeral metaphysis.

There is no dislocation. Epiphyses of capitellum and radial head are normal.

Case Discussion

Findings of medial epicondyle avulsion fracture of elbow. It is the most common avulsion injury of the elbow in children and adolescents. 

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Case information

rID: 44585
Case created: 28th Apr 2016
Last edited: 5th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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