supracondylar fracture

su·pra·con·dy·lar frac·ture

a fracture of the distal end of the humerus or femur located above the condylar region.

supracondylar fracture

Etymology: L, supra + kondylos, knuckle
a fracture involving the area between the condyles of the humerus or the femur.

supracondylar fracture

A fracture proximal to the condyles in either the humerus or femur.
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These high opioid doses were likely to be seen in patients undergoing three procedures known to have considerable postoperative pain: pectus repair, posterior arthrodesis, and supracondylar fracture fixation.
Therefore, the possibility of supracondylar fracture of humerus (which is the most common fracture around the elbow in children) and elbow dislocation were kept in mind.
Definitive treatment of fractures and dislocations by closed reduction was done in total of 15 cases which included 9 cases of distal radius fracture, 1 supracondylar fracture humerus, 2 cases of shoulder dislocation, 1 hip, 1 elbow and 1 case of peritalar subluxation.
The inclusion criteria were as follows: being from 1 to 15 years of age, having suffered an isolated humeral supracondylar fracture (treated at HOPU), and having had a minimum of 1 year of follow-up after management.
Supracondylar fracture of the femur following prosthetic knee arthroplasty.
The most frequent fracture was the Garland III supracondylar fracture of the humerus (23.
Background: Supracondylar fracture of humerus in children is distinct from that of adults.
In addition, the Bier block should not be used in procedures which require monitoring of pulses in the distal extremity, such as a supracondylar fracture reduction.
The management of Type III supracondylar fracture involves closed reduction and percutaneous K-wire fixation but the best pin configuration for the stabilization of the fractures following satisfactory reduction in children is controversial.