Radial head fracture - type I

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

Fall from a height of 3 meters on an abducted arm.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
CT

A non-displaced radial head fracture involving the anterolateral aspect of the joint surface with joint effusion. No intraarticular bony fragment is seen. No associated bone injuries are seen.

Case Discussion

A case of radial head fracture type I according to Mason classification. CT is superior to plain radiographs in the detection of the fracture gap and the presence of an intraarticular bony fragment.

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Case information

rID: 65521
Published: 13th Jan 2019
Last edited: 15th Jan 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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