Radial head fracture (MRI)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Pain and swelling of the elbow joint after a fall on the outstretched arm. Radiographs inconclusive.

Patient Data

Age: 16
Gender: Male
Modality: MRI

Case Discussion

Non-displaced radial head fracture affecting about one third of the joint surface. Haemarthosis and partial rupture of the ulnar collateral ligament also are noted.

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Case Information

rID: 15182
Case created: 29th Sep 2011
Last edited: 17th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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