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Radial Head Excision Cases

 Type III Radial head fracture xray

Elderly female sustained Type III Radial head fracture in a fall on the outstretched hand with the forearm in pronation.

Oblique injury view.

 

Type III Radial head fracture xray

A/P view

Type III Radial head fracture

Lateral View.

Radial head excision

Treated with Radial head excision. The radial head was reconstructed on the back table to exsure all fragments were removed.

Radial Head Excision

Radial head excision xray

Long term follow-up demonstrates cysts, sclerosis, and osteophytes, but no reduction joint space.

Lateral view.

Radial Head Excision

Radial head excision xray

A/P view.

Radial Head Excision