Supracondylar spur in left humerus

Case contributed by Tamsir Rongpipi
Diagnosis certain


Elbow pain on and off.

Patient Data

Age: 50 years
Gender: Female



Bony spur pointing towards the joint seen on the antero-medial aspect of the distal humerus.

Cassette artefacts seen. 

Case Discussion

The supracondylar spur is clinically relevant because it forms a passage with the humerus and the ligament of Struthers. It may also cause entrapment of median nerve.

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