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Radial Head Fracture

Hodges JWH - MedPix (2010)

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Radial Head Fracture

History: 21 y/o man presents w/right elbow pain after falling from a height of 6 feet, while playing basketball. He is concerned for swelling and pain of the elbow, which increases in intensity with movement.

Findings: Radial head fracture, anterior fat pad ("sail sign") and posterior fat pad sign.

Ddx: • Elbow Sprain • Radial head fx • Olecranon Fx • Olecranon bursitis • Elbow dislocation • Other joint effusion

Dxhow: Radiographs

Exam: Swelling and pain which increases in intensity with movement. ROM is decreased with flexion and extension.

No MeSH data available.


Anterior and Posterior fat pad sign, fracture of the radial head.
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Radial Head Fracture

Hodges JWH - MedPix (2010)

Anterior and Posterior fat pad sign, fracture of the radial head.
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MPX2148_synpic52434: Anterior and Posterior fat pad sign, fracture of the radial head.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Radial Head Fracture

History: 21 y/o man presents w/right elbow pain after falling from a height of 6 feet, while playing basketball. He is concerned for swelling and pain of the elbow, which increases in intensity with movement.

Findings: Radial head fracture, anterior fat pad ("sail sign") and posterior fat pad sign.

Ddx: • Elbow Sprain • Radial head fx • Olecranon Fx • Olecranon bursitis • Elbow dislocation • Other joint effusion

Dxhow: Radiographs

Exam: Swelling and pain which increases in intensity with movement. ROM is decreased with flexion and extension.

No MeSH data available.