Radial head fracture with fat pad displacement

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Post fall of bicycle.

Patient Data

Age: 47
Gender: Male

There is an elbow joint effusion with an undisplaced vertical fracture through the radial head.

Case Discussion

Presence of fat pads (especially posterior fat pad) implies pathology in the elbow joint. 

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Case information

rID: 28948
Published: 23rd Apr 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Tag: elbow
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