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elbow fracture CHORUS

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Location: http://chorus.rad.mcw.edu/doc/00135.html

Description:
* child: supracondylar fracture of humerus
* adult: radial head fracture
fat pads
* anterior seen normally, displaced proximally by effusion
* POSTERIOR ==> elbow jt effusion
radiologic lines
* anterior humeral line: should pass thru capitellum
* radio-capitellar line: should bisect radius + capitellum

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: Charles E. Kahn, Jr., MD
Institution: CHORUS
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 31 2002
Last Modified: Fri Jul 24 2009