[Posteromedial dislocation of the elbow with lateral condyle and coronoid process fractures: a case report]

G Mirouse, P Corcos, L Casabianca, P Guillon
Chirurgie de la Main 2014, 33 (1): 63-6
We report the occurrence of a rare injury in a teenager not yet described in the literature: the association of posteromedial elbow dislocation, lateral condyle and coronoid process fractures. The treatment required fixation of lateral condyle and coronoid process thanks to lateral and medial approaches and capsular fixation. This lesion is unstable, such as the terrible triad described in adults. It requires external and anterior stabilization of the elbow. The management of such injuries of the elbow is complex. It must consider both bone and ligament instability, and risk of injury to growth plates.


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