Supracondylar fracture

Case contributed by Bahman Rasuli
Diagnosis certain


Painful right elbow following a fall.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female

AP and lateral radiographs of the elbow demonstrate a lucency across the distal humerus consistent with a supracondylar fracture.

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a supracondylar fracture in a child. 

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