Radial head fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli


Elbow trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Fracture of the entire radial neck, with the head, completely displaced from the shaft into the joint space.

Case Discussion

The Mason classification is used to classify radial head fractures and is useful when assessing further treatment options.

The recent case is classified as type IIIa of radial head fractures according to mason classification and require early complete excision of the radial head 1.

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Case information

rID: 74158
Published: 7th Feb 2020
Last edited: 8th Feb 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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