Document Type: Case Report

Authors

1 Department of Medicine, GTB Hospital, New Delhi, India

2 Department of Medicine, Delhi Heart Hospital, New Delhi, India

3 Department of Medicine, SDN Hospital, New Delhi, India

Abstract

Simultaneous fracture of lateral condyle and medial epicondyle of humerus along with elbow dislocation is very rare injury in adults. Only a few cases have been reported in literature in pediatric age groups. The authors describe a case report of fracture of lateral condyle and medial epicondyle of humerus along with elbow dislocation in a young adult. The patient sustained injury in the form of fall from bike. Clinically the patient had swelling and deformity of the elbow joint. There were contusions present in the skin around the elbow joint. There was no distal neuro-vascular deficit. Appropriate radiological investigations were done. The elbow joint was then reduced and found to be unstable. Hence, patient was taken up for surgery in the form of open reduction and internal fixation. The functional outcome of the surgery is presented in the case report. Open reduction and internal fixation are the treatment of choices in these types of cases.

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