Supracondylar spur

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso

Presentation

History of muscle wasting in right forearm since 4 years, decreased power in right arm, on clinical examination: swelling in medial side of right elbow.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Right elbow

Small bony protrusion is seen in the lower humerus (spur).

Case Discussion

Supracondylar spur is an anatomical variant, most patients are asymptomatic. 

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Case information

rID: 84889
Published: 22nd Jan 2021
Last edited: 23rd Jan 2021
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Qatar Red Crescent

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