Supracondylar


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Su`pra`con´dy`lar


a.1.(Anat.) Situated above a condyle or condyles.
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A small towel bump was placed posterior to supracondylar region.
It may also take place following supracondylar fractures of the elbow in children (Kalyani, Fisher, Roberts, & Gianoudis, 2011).
The E-Fix Supracondylar Fracture System is a mechanical jig that holds the child's arm in place for pinning.
As relevant background, the patient suffered from a type 2 Diabetes Mellitus diagnosed 10 years before, high blood pressure, dyslipidemia and a supracondylar amputation of the lower left limb caused by a chronic occlusive arterial disease.
Classically, this condition complicates supracondylar fractures of the lower end of the humerus in children, where the lower part of the brachial artery is stretched over the proximal end of the fracture.
2011) Supracondylar stress fracture of the femur in a child.
Atypical femoral fracture: Major and minor features (a) Major features (b) * Located anywhere along the femur from just distal to the lesser trochanter to just proximal to the supracondylar flare * Associated with no trauma or minimal trauma, as in a fall from a standing height or less * Transverse or short oblique configuration * Noncomminuted * Complete fractures extend through both cortices and may be associated with a medial spike; incomplete fractures involve only the lateral cortex.
The epidemiology of elbow fracture in children: analysis of 355 fractures, with special reference to supracondylar humerus fractures.
3) Extensor carpi radialis longus attaches to the lateral supracondylar ridge of the humerus, not the lateral epicondyle, and thus is not involved in LE.
Relatively frequent causes include supracondylar humerus fractures in children and distal radius fractures in both paediatric and adult patients (2,3,4).
The current book reflects recent advances such as the use of flexible nailing for femur and forearm fractures, the development of minimally invasive plating techniques, and the debate on the timing of surgery for supracondylar humerus fractures and open fractures.
A healthy seven-year-old boy presented in the evening with a suspected supracondylar fracture of the right humerus.