Terrible triad of elbow fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy

Post traumatic status with terrible triad of the elbow fracture dislocation :

  • Posterior ulnar dislocation.
  • Partially fractured radial head is seen displaced downwards.
  • Fracture of the coronoid process with small bone fragments noted around and intra-articularly.

Moderate joint effusion.


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Terrible triad of the elbow fracture dislocation

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rID: 49662
Published: 15th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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