Medial epicondyle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Levente István Lánczi


Right elbow injury during ball throwing.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Images of the injured elbow

On AP view the medial epicondyle is medially displaced. No fat pad sign.


Comparison images of the contralateral elbow

Normally located epicondyle is visible on the images taken on contralateral elbow.

Case Discussion

A contralateral comparison image can be helpful to diagnose slight epicondylar injuries.

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Case information

rID: 46853
Published: 22nd Jul 2016
Last edited: 22nd Jul 2016
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