Supracondylar spur

Case contributed by Dr Garth Kruger

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Pain right elbow

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Male
X-ray

Osteoarthritic changes of the elbow joint and a small bony spur projecting antero-medially from the humeral metadiaphysis towards the direction of the elbow joint.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent with supracondylar spur. An anatomical variant which should not be mistaken for an osteochondroma.

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Case information

rID: 21303
Case created: 15th Jan 2013
Last edited: 22nd Jun 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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