Medial epicondyle fracture

Case contributed by Levente István Lánczi
Diagnosis certain


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...


Comparison images of the contraLat 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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