Supracondylar fracture - Gartland III

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall from swings with severe elbow pain and deformity.

Patient Data

Age: 8
Gender: Female

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
Published: 21st May 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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