Radial head fracture
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Yonso M, Radial head fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 20 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-96586
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19 Jan 2022
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Qatar Red Crescent
Patient fell down yesterday and hit left elbow, local examination: left elbow swelling, tenderness lateral condyle region, no wounds, movements- restricted.
Age: 30 years
From the case: Radial head fracture
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X-ray shows radial head fracture.
Anterior and posterior fat pad sign are noted (joint effusion).
Anterior fat pad sign refer to joint effusion, sometimes it may be the only indirect sign of an invisible fracture of the elbow.