Proximal radioulnar synostosis

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Restricted elbow movements.


Bony fusion of proximal end of radius and ulna.

Case Discussion

proximal radio-ulnar synostosis is a bony fusion at the proximal aspect of the radius and ulna. The proximal 1/3 rd is considered the commonest site. It is often congenital but can rarely result from a post traumatic situation.

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Case information

rID: 13052
Case created: 22nd Feb 2011
Last edited: 8th Jan 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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