Supracondylar fracture

Supracondylar fractureCreated OnMay 5, 2020Last Updated OnMay 5, 2020byadmin You are here: Main Radiology Supracondylar fracture < All Topics Table of Contents Elbow – Supracondylar fracture – Lateral Commonest elbow fracture in children A joint effusion raises the anterior and posterior fat pads, indicating intra-capsular injury Less than one third of the capitulum of the humerus lies in front of the anterior humeral line The distal fracture fragment is pulled posteriorly by the triceps muscle These signs indicate a fracture even if a fracture line is not visible Elbow – Supracondylar fracture – AP The fracture line is also seen clearly on the AP image in this case *Some of the image photo is taken from web, we do not own this, it’s for knowledge sharing purpose.

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