Supracondylar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Benoudina Samir


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

Patient Data

Age: 6
Gender: Male

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


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
Published: 23rd Dec 2016
Last edited: 26th Nov 2017
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