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Bickle I, Supracondylar fracture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 27 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-58623
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27 Feb 2018
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Rotherham Foundation Hospital Trust
Child fall on arm. Pain at the elbow. Fracture?
Age: 8 years
From the case: Supracondylar fracture
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Undisplaced supracondylar fracture.
Both fat pads are raised in keeping with an accompanying joint effusion.
A common pediatric fracture with a good illustration of the fat pads.
Also a good example of the value of orthogonal views, with the fracture not readily evident on the AP projection.