Objetivo. El propósito de este trabajo es comparar el resultado final entre pacientes con fractura de olécranon asociada a fractura de cabeza de radio y. Olecranon fractures can be complex injuries presenting the treating physician with a wide array of surgical and non-surgical options. Olecranon fractures are clinically and radiographically obvious, and usually require open reduction and internal fixation. Mechanism Olecranon fractures occur.

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Olecranon Fractures

Thank you for updating your details. Symptoms pain well localized to posterior elbow Physical exam palpable defect indicates displaced fracture or severe comminution inability to extend elbow indicates discontinuity of triceps extensor mechanism. See fracture clinics for other potential complications. Please login to add comment. Olecranon fractures are common. Continuing navigation will be considered as acceptance of this use. Olecranon fracture fixation with plate and screws Trauma – Olecranon Fractures – Surgical Techniques Example of internal fixation for a comminuted olecranon fracture.

Occasionally ulnar nerve injury can result in long-term sensory and motor impairment, most marked in the hand. Are you a health professional able to prescribe or dispense drugs?

This is because in early life, olecranon is thick, short and much stronger than the frqctura extremity of the humerus. Bone fractures Elbow Orthopedic problems Orthopedic surgical procedures.

Olecranon fracture – Emergency Department

Mean followup was 36 months range 18 to When refering to evidence in academic writing, you should always try to reference the fracttura original source. Case 10 Case Rehabilitation and bone healing will take approximately 12 weeks:. Synostosis of elbow showing limited supination and pronation of the left forearm.


A radiograph is provided in Figure A. Then a complete neurological exam of the upper limb should be factura. Excellent results were seen in 4 patients, good in 4, fair in 5. Core Tested Community All.

December Learn how and when to remove this template oecranon. There are several classifications that describe different forms of olecranon fractures, yet none of them have gained widespread acceptance: To compare the final results seen in patients with associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head with patients with isolated fracture of the olecranon or the radial head.

When both fractures were associated there was a greater limitation of mobility and strength of the elbow, a less satisfactory functional result and a greater increase of the carrying angle of the elbow. That is usually the journal article where the information was first stated. Check for errors and try again. Fractuea continuar a navegar, consideramos que aceita o seu uso.

Please vote below and help us build the most advanced adaptive learning platform in medicine The complexity of this topic is appropriate for? Saunders Elsevier, Philadelphia Retrieved from ” https: Hubo 4 pacientes con resultado excelente, 4 buenos y 5 regulares.

Based on the stability, the displacement and the comminution of the fracture. To assess an olecranon fracture, a careful skin exam is performed to ensure there is no open fracture. Range of movement, strength and final outcome were worse in patients with associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head. Protrusion of Kirschner wire fixation through the volar cortex of the proximal ulna. A retrospective review was performed of 13 patients with associated fractures of the olecranon and the radial head.


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Olecranon fractures frxctura typically caused by a direct blow to the elbow, but an avulsion fracture can also be caused with excessive triceps contraction. An anteroposterior AP and lateral view frctura the elbow should be obtained. What is the most common complication for this type of fixation? Functional assessment was performed according to Broberg and Morrey criteria.

What surgical treatment is recommended for this fracture? L7 – years in practice. When is reduction non-operative and operative required? Beware mistaking the olecranon growth plate for a fracture and vice versa. Single intramedullary screws can be used to treat simple transverse or oblique fractures. Always closely examine for other injuries around the elbow, e. What advice should I give to parents? SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and qualitative measure of the fracturaa impact.

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