Lateral condyle fracture

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Trauma 3 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 4 year old
Gender: Female

A fracture is seen extending though the lateral condyle showing mild bone displacement. 

Case Discussion

Lateral humeral condyle fractures is the second most common pediatric elbow fracture.

The key to correct interpretation of pediatric elbow injuries is an understanding of the order and age at which the various secondary ossification centers of the elbow become visible. 

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Case information

rID: 29883
Published: 30th Jun 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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