Radial head fracture

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Fall onto outstretched arm one day ago. Now painful elbow with swelling.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Undisplaced fracture through the lateral aspect of the radial head, with a large joint effusion. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of an undisplaced radial head fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 18137
Case created: 11th Jun 2012
Last edited: 5th Nov 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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