Supracondylar


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Su`pra`con´dy`lar


a.1.(Anat.) Situated above a condyle or condyles.
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Supracondylar fractures of the femur are becoming more common and are very challenging injuries to treat.
Inferiorly, linea aspera divides into medial and lateral supracondylar lines.2
A peri-operative supracondylar humerus fracture occurred in 2 patients, which was immediately fixed by plate.
The most common type of pediatric elbow fracture is the supracondylar fracture (Figure 1), accounting for 50-75% of all elbow fractures.
The third type is distal femoral fractures, also called supracondylar femur fracture, an injury to the thigh bone just above the knee joint.
Finnegan (1978:25) observes the supracondyloid process (SCP) as a "bony process arising from the medial supracondylar ridge 5-7 cm above the medial epicondyle ...
Management of pin tract infection in pediatric supracondylar humerus fractures: a comparative study of three methods.
(9) First-degree supracondylar humerus fracture and non-displaced lateral condyle fracture are unlikely diagnoses because neither a fracture line nor an abnormal fat pad sign is detectable.
Twenty four dogs with twenty six supracondylar femoral fractures were included in the study.
Objective: To assess the results of open reduction and internal fixation with K-wires for displaced Supracondylar humerus fractures in children in an isolated forward treatment centre (FTC) in Neelum valley.
However, finally, supracondylar amputation was necessary after the observation of established limb ischemia.