Outcome of lateral humeral condylar mass fractures in children associated with elbow dislocation or olecranon fracture

@article{Sharma2007OutcomeOL,
  title={Outcome of lateral humeral condylar mass fractures in children associated with elbow dislocation or olecranon fracture},
  author={Himanshu K Sharma and M. Sib{\'i}nski and David A. Sherlock},
  journal={International Orthopaedics},
  year={2007},
  volume={33},
  pages={509-514}
}
Of 2,502 elbow/humeral injuries treated at our department between 1990 and 2005, we identified a cohort of 20 lateral condylar mass (LCM) fractures of the humerus in children associated with elbow dislocation (n = 12; mean age 8.2 years) or with olecranon fracture (n = 8; mean age 4.1 years). Eight patients with undisplaced fracture pattern were treated conservatively yielding a satisfactory outcome. Good to excellent results were obtained in the majority (85%). Overall, the result was poor in… CONTINUE READING
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