Elbow fracture

Case contributed by Dr Mohammad Osama Hussein Yonso


The patient alleged slip and fall in the washroom, since then pain and swelling of left elbow, on left elbow examination: tenderness and swelling of the olecranon, medial epicondyle area, restricted flexion, and pronation.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
  • Bony fragments are seen at the dorsal aspect of the left elbow in keeping with an avulsed fracture in the olecranon.
  • Soft tissue swelling is noted.

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