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Objetivo. El propósito de este trabajo es comparar el resultado final entre pacientes con fractura de olécranon asociada a fractura de cabeza de radio y. Olecranon fractures can be complex injuries presenting the treating physician with a wide array of surgical and non-surgical options. Olecranon fractures are clinically and radiographically obvious, and usually require open reduction and internal fixation. Mechanism Olecranon fractures occur.

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Case 9 Case 9. Olecranon fracture associated with radial head subluxation dislocation note lateral swelling. Typically they are caused by direct olecarnon to the elbow e. You can change the settings or obtain more information by clicking here. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. What is the most common complication for this type of fixation?

Olecranon fracture – Emergency Department

The mean age of the patients in the series was 57 years, all were women. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A clinical review; Part 2: Symptoms pain well localized to posterior elbow Physical exam palpable defect indicates displaced fracture or severe comminution inability to extend elbow indicates discontinuity of triceps extensor mechanism.

In Hannon, Patrick; Knapp, Kerry. Case 10 Case What do they look like – clinically? Subscriber If you already have your login data, please click here. He has pain and swelling at the elbow without evidence of instability.


Hospital General de Elda. This page was last edited on 15 Decemberat Nondisplaced – Displacement does not increase with elbow flexion. Fixation of an olecranon osteotomy used for distal humerus surgery in a year-old male. L8 – 10 years in practice. If uncertainty exists then compare AP and lateral views of the contralateral elbow.

Radiology reports should not only include whether or not a fracture is present but also comment on:. When is reduction non-operative and operative required? Toggle navigation p Physiopedia. A retrospective review was performed of 13 patients with associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head. Excellent results were seen in 4 patients, good in 4, fair in 5. Unlike many other intra-articular fractures, olecranon fractures result in relatively little secondary osteoarthritic changes, probably on account of most fractures occurring through a relatively non-articular part of the trochlear groove 1.

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Olecranon fracture – Wikipedia

This classification incorporates all fractures of the proximal ulna and radius into one group, subdivided into three patterns:. HPI – Olecranpn from bicycle onto elbow. To compare results the first 13 consecutive patients with isolated fracture of the olecranon or radial head during the same period of time were selected. Radiographs are shown in Figures A and B.


Olecranon fracture fixation with plate and screws Trauma – Olecranon Fractures – Surgical Techniques Example of internal fixation for a comminuted olecranon fracture. Do I need to refer to orthopaedics now?

Deformity is not typically a feature unless the olecranon fracture is associated with a radial head dislocation. Fracturra David, Ovid Technologies, Inc. The outcome is not always good despite good management. Its location makes it vulnerable to direct trauma. Datos generales de la serie. Case 5 Case 5. You can also scroll through stacks with your mouse wheel or the keyboard arrow keys.

Check for errors and try again. These usually occur as a result of direct trauma to the flexed elbow or indirect forces such as a fall on the outstretched hand, with a varus or valgus stress to cractura elbow joint. Skeletal Trauma in Children4 th Ed.

Functional assessment was performed according to Broberg and Morrey criteria.

The elbow joint are made up of the following joints: