Proximal radioulnar synostosis

Case contributed by Dr Salman S. Albakheet


Restricted elbow and forearm movements.

Patient Data

Age: 10
Gender: Male

Bilateral proximal radioulnar osseous synostosis manifested by osseous continuity between the proximal radii and ulnae bones.

These fusions involves the entirety of both radial heads, and fixes the forearms in a pronated position.

Case Discussion

Findings are consisting with congenital proximal radioulnar osseous synostosis.

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Case information

rID: 52256
Published: 30th Mar 2017
Last edited: 4th Apr 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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