|Patient: 2 year old female|
|History: 2 year old female with painful left elbow after falling down over hyperextended left arm.|
|Findings: Supracondylar fracture with posterior subtle tilting of the distal fragment|
|Diagnosis: Supracondylar fracture of humerus Gartlan type II|
Supracondylar fracture is the most common fracture of the humerus. (2nd in frequency is lateral condylar fracture, and less common is the medial epicondylar fracture)
Typical in children 2-8 years-old
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Case Number: 50161863Last Updated: 02-26-2011 The reader is fully responsible for confirming the accuracy of this content.
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