Supracondylar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir

Presentation

Pain, swelling and deformity of the elbow after a bad fall.

Patient Data

Age: 6
Gender: Male
X-ray

Complete supracondylar fracture with posterior and lateral displacement. Joint effusion. No elbow joint dislocation.

X-ray

Internal fixation using two Kirschner wires laterally.

Case Discussion

Supracondylar fracture fixated by two Kirschner wires laterally.

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Case information

rID: 50191
Case created: 23rd Dec 2016
Last edited: 8th Jul 2017
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