Supracondylar fracture - grade IIIb

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones


Fall on an outstretched arm with subsequent elbow pain and deformity

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
Gender: Male

There is an obvious supracondylar fracture with posterior displacement of the distal fracture fragment and no communication between the cotices.

Case Discussion

This is an example of a grade IIIb supracondylar fracture.

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Case information

rID: 22533
Published: 6th Apr 2013
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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