From the case: Olecranon fracture

X-ray

Elbow X-ray

Visualization of ...
Lateral
Visualization of posterior fat pad at elbow is also noted in this projection.
Modality: X-ray (Lateral)

- “ This case shows a fracture of olecranon. In addition ot demonstrates the elevation of fat pads shown in the context of a elbow joint effusion.  ”

Used in the following article:

  • Elbow radiograph (summary approach) - “ This is a basic article for medical students and other non-radiologists Elbow radiographs are common plain films that are obtained frequently in ...”
  • Adult elbow radiograph (an approach) - “ Systematic review Whenever you look at an adult elbow x-ray, review: alignment fat pads bone cortex Alignment Check the anterior humeral lin...”
  • Olecranon fracture - “ Olecranon fractures are clinically and radiographically obvious, and usually require open reduction and internal fixation. Mechanism Olecranon f...”

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