Supracondylar fracture - Gartland III

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Fall from swings with severe elbow pain and deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Markedly displaced supracondylar fracture (Gartland III).

Case Discussion

Supracondylar fractures are classified using the Gartland classification into three main types. This represents the most severe type of displacement (type III).

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Case Information

rID: 45318
Case created: 21st May 2016
Last edited: 21st May 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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