Radial head fracture

Case contributed by Dr Varun Babu

Presentation

Fall on outstretched arm.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female
CT

Branching cortical break of the radial head articular surface with mild cranial impaction of the neck. No intra-articular loose bodies. 

Case Discussion

Mason classification of radial head fractures shows this to be a type I fracture of the head with no significant displacement and requires only conservative management. 

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Case information

rID: 55348
Case created: 31st Aug 2017
Last edited: 2nd Sep 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Vivid Diagnostic Centre

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