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Causes Diagnosis Management
  • Fall on point of elbow.
  • Affects the small child.
  • May lead to ulnar neuritis complication, which is sequel to cubitus valgus deformity.
  • complication may be caused by extensor rotating the lateral epiphyseal fragment externally.
  • Palpation
  • X-ray-difficult. Always make comparison with the other side
  • Reduction
  • U slab plaster extending from above acromion to below the elbow at 90o. It also extends up to the inner side of arm and to the axilla. It is bandaged to the arm and the arm is then bandaged to the side of the body.
  • Internal fixation by KŁntschner nail or Rush pin with open reduction, after surgical exposure of lower humeral epiphysis.

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