OLD UNREDUCED MEDIAL FRACTURE - DISLOCATION OF THE ELBOW CASE REPORT
Tahsin BEYZADEOĞLU1, Fatih PARMAKSIZOĞLU2, Halil BEKLER1, Yaman ÖZYURT3
1Özel Umut Hastanesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Bölümü, İstanbul
2Yeditepe Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi Ortopedi ve Travmatoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul
3Özel Umut Hastanesi, Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Bölümü, İstanbul
Keywords: Elbow, fracture, dislocation, axillary brachial plexus block.
Three-months old unreduced medial fracturedislocation of the elbow of a 40-year-old female and its treatment is presented. In this very rare entity; good result has been achieved by open reduction, excision of the fractured fragment of the capitellum and the deformed radial head and early motion with permanent axillary catheterisation. Follow-up period is 26 months.