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Supracondylar Fracture of the Humerus, type II

Kent ZJK - MedPix (2005)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Supracondylar Fracture of the Humerus, type II

History: 12 y-o old male presenting to the Emergency Department approximately 2 hours after a fall on his outstretched left hand.

Findings: The lateral radiograph of the left elbow demonstrates mild posterior angulation of the capitellum as well as anterior displacement of the anterior fat pad and visualization of the posterior fat pad. The AP radiograph of the left elbow shows no medial or lateral displacement of the fractured supracondyle. Lateral radiograph of the uninjured right elbow is provided for comparison.

Ddx: Supracondylar fracture of the humerus, type II

Dxhow: Radiographically

Exam: No obvious deformity of the left arm. Left elbow tenderness with minimal edema around the elbow. No tenderness above or below left elbow joint. Neurovascularly intact distally.

No MeSH data available.


Lateral radiograph of left elbow shows mild posterior angulation of the capitellum as well as anterior shifting of the anterior fat pad and visualization of the posterior fat pad.
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Supracondylar Fracture of the Humerus, type II

Kent ZJK - MedPix (2005)

Lateral radiograph of left elbow shows mild posterior angulation of the capitellum as well as anterior shifting of the anterior fat pad and visualization of the posterior fat pad.
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MPX1585_synpic27162: Lateral radiograph of left elbow shows mild posterior angulation of the capitellum as well as anterior shifting of the anterior fat pad and visualization of the posterior fat pad.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Supracondylar Fracture of the Humerus, type II

History: 12 y-o old male presenting to the Emergency Department approximately 2 hours after a fall on his outstretched left hand.

Findings: The lateral radiograph of the left elbow demonstrates mild posterior angulation of the capitellum as well as anterior displacement of the anterior fat pad and visualization of the posterior fat pad. The AP radiograph of the left elbow shows no medial or lateral displacement of the fractured supracondyle. Lateral radiograph of the uninjured right elbow is provided for comparison.

Ddx: Supracondylar fracture of the humerus, type II

Dxhow: Radiographically

Exam: No obvious deformity of the left arm. Left elbow tenderness with minimal edema around the elbow. No tenderness above or below left elbow joint. Neurovascularly intact distally.

No MeSH data available.