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Capitellar and Coronal Shear Fractures Wheeless

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Description: Fractures of the Capitellum
- uncommon fracture which is difficult to diagnose if fracture fragment is small;
- any effusion within the elbow joint together with displacement of fat pads suggests either a capitellum fracture or nondisplaced fracture of radial head
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics

Type: Reference Material
Author/Contact: C.R.Wheeless
Institution: Duke
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Language: English

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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