CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 76-78

Simultaneous bilateral Mason type IIb radial head fractures in a young female: Was an increased carrying angle the cause?


Department of Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, County Louth, Ireland

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Pradyumna R Raval
Department of Orthopaedics, Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, Drogheda, County Louth
Ireland
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DOI: 10.4103/2319-2585.167980

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Radial head fracture is the most common type of elbow fracture in adults. It results from a fall on an outstretched hand. However, simultaneous bilateral radial head fractures are extremely rare. We report a case of simultaneous bilateral mason type IIb radial head fractures in a young female, which was treated nonoperatively with excellent results.


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