Supracondylar fracture

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


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Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

There is an avulsion of the capitellum with rotation and posterior displacement well-visualized on sagittal reconstruction with an associated cortical avulsion. The anterior humeral line passes completely anterior to the capitellum. The ossification center of the capitellum is intact. A joint effusion is noted.

No other associated fracture is seen.

Case Discussion

A case of supracondylar fracture with angulation and posterior displacement of the capitellum.

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Case information

rID: 69090
Published: 28th Jun 2019
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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