Radial tuberosity (pseudocyst)

Case contributed by Dr Bruno Di Muzio

Presentation

Trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Left elbow radiographs

No evidence of fractures or malalignment. 

Case Discussion

The radial tuberosity on lateral projections can create an ovoid radiolucent lesion like appearance ("pseudocyst"), which is proven to be artefactual on the AP view.  

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Case information

rID: 54660
Published: 20th Jul 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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