Cleft ulnar epiphysis

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

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Fall on outstretched arm at playground.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

There is a lucency projected over the ulnar epiphysis. It is not a fracture, but a cleft epiphysis

Case Discussion

A case of a cleft epiphysis of the ulna. No fracture. There is also a degree of negative ulnar variance, the significance of which is uncertain.

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Case information

rID: 24379
Published: 11th Aug 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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