Supracondylar fracture - grade III

Case contributed by Dr Derek Smith


Fall, left arm stretched behind body. Neurovascularly intact distally.

Patient Data

Age: 12
Gender: Male

Supracondylar fracture with complete cortical displacement.  Humeral shortening.  Radiocapitellar line intact.

Case Discussion

This grade III supracondylar fracture was fixed with K-wires and has shown good healing on follow up films.

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Case information

rID: 33030
Published: 28th Dec 2014
Last edited: 4th Oct 2015
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