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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By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A retrospective review was performed of 13 patients cractura associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head. This classification incorporates all fractures of the proximal ulna and radius into one group, subdivided into three patterns:. When is reduction non-operative and operative required?

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X-rays of the entire forearm are indicated if a radial head dislocation Monteggia variant fracture is suspected on the olecranoj elbow films. Case 8 Case 8. Olecranon fractures are easy to diagnose provided a lateral x-ray of the elbow is obtained. X-rays were used to determine the presence of degenerative changes or heterotopic ossifications and the carrying angle of the elbow was measured. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.


When both fractures were associated there was a greater limitation of mobility and strength of the elbow, a less satisfactory functional result and a greater increase of the carrying angle of the elbow. The aim of this management is to restore the extensor mechanism of the elbow, and reconstruct the articular surface.

Range of movement, strength and final outcome were worse in patients with associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head. Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads.

All displaced fractures are unstable and will require reduction and fixation. When utilizing this technique, what forces are generated at the articular surface? Se continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita fraactura seu uso.

Olecranon Fracture

This item has received. Thank you for rating! He is subsequently treated as shown in Figure B. Fixation of an olecranon osteotomy used for distal humerus surgery in a year-old male.

Olecranon Fractures – Trauma – Orthobullets

Powerful pull of the triceps muscle can also cause avulsion fractures. L6 – years in practice. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Based on the stability, the displacement and the comminution of the fracture. Always look loecranon an associated injury, especially dislocation of the radial head.


Most of the olecanon relate to prominence of hardware given the little overlying soft tissues 1. About Blog Go ad-free. Olecranon fracture with radial neck fracture. Core Fractra Community All. To improve our services and products, we use “cookies” own or third parties authorized to show advertising related to client preferences through the analyses of navigation customer behavior.

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Isolated olecranon fracture typically transverse and involve the elbow joint.

Typically they are caused by direct blows to the elbow e. When refering to evidence in academic writing, you should always try to reference the primary original source. Management of olecranon fractures depends on fractira, comminutionand elbow stability. Case 5 Case 5. Edit article Share article View revision history.

Synostosis of elbow showing limited supination and pronation of the left forearm. Si continua navegando, consideramos que acepta su uso.