Medial epicondyle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Levente István Lánczi

Presentation

Right elbow injury during ball throwing.

Patient Data

Age: 13 years
Gender: Male

Images of the injured elbow

X-ray

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

Comparison images of the contralateral elbow

X-ray

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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