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Progress in Orthopedic Science ISSN: 2146 - 8370
Progress in Orthopedic Science. 2016; 3(1):(18-94)

Concomitant ipsilateral metaphyseal fracture of olecranon and lateral condyle in a child – A rare case report and literature review

Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu, Shailendra Singh Bhandari

Elbow injuries make a sizeable burden of cases in the clinical scenario and require highly specialized care for good functional outcome. The associated injuries increase the complexities in the clinical presentation and their diagnosis. Concomitant injuries call for the appropriate management of each element separately for holistic care. The early mobilization is the aim for early and uncomplicated return to pre-injury level of activities. There are various associated injuries with olecranon metaphysis fractures but the concomitant lateral condyle fracture has been a rare reporting.