Triceps bony avulsion

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

History of fall from height. Trauma to elbow. Referred for elbow radiograph and to check triceps.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Modality: X-ray

Preoperation - Olecranon avulsion.

Modality: Ultrasound

Ultrasonography - Avulsion of triceps from olecranon process of ulna. Retraction - 11 mm

Modality: X-ray

Post operation - Tenson band wiring.

Case Discussion

The findings are consistent of avulsion of triceps from olecranon process of ulna which treatment with tension band wiring.

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Case Information

rID: 21483
Case created: 26th Jan 2013
Last edited: 7th Feb 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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