DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/issn.2455-4510.IntJResOrthop20202696

Providential non-union of the medial condyle of distal humerus: a case report

Ferdinand Nyankoue Mebouinz, Alioune Badara Diouf, Badara Dembele, Mohamed Daffe, Lamine Sarr, Charles Dieme, Ndeye Fatou Coulibaly

Abstract


Non-union of the medial condyle of the humerus is a rare development of neglected fractures of the distal humerus. We report a case found in a 19 years old boy who consulted for relative functional impotence of the right elbow, with a functional score rated at 76 points out of 100 according to Broberg and Morrey. The elbow radiograph showed a pseudarthrosis of the medial condyle of the humerus and the computed tomography found in addition a partial filling of the olecranon and coronoid dimples. Also, a therapeutic abstention was retained this pseudarthrosis in view of its providential character.


Keywords


Non-union, Providential, Medial condyle, Distal humerus

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