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25
AUG
2017

CBL 3 LOCOMOTOR MODULE (FIRST YEAR MBBS)

CASE:

5 years old child presents to the OPD with the complaint of swelling and pain in right elbow. There is a recent history of fall on outstretched hand.

On general physical examination the findings are:

Red and tender right elbow region with Positive Pucker sign. Child was hesitant to move the elbow.

Lateral X ray view shows Positive Posterior fat pad sign in the elbow region. It also shows anterior humeral line passing through anterior third of capitulum

 

Learning objectives:

  • Anatomy of elbow joint
  • Boundaries of cubital fossa and neurovascular relations of the elbow joint
  • The vascular anastomosis around elbow joint.
  • Common Fractures / Injuries in this region
  • Complications of fracture around elbow joint
  • Normal radiological anatomy of upper limb
  • Manifestations of Nerve injuries at the elbow region.

 

 

INSTRUCTION NOTE:

BOOK REFERENCES:

  1. CUNNIGHAM’S MANUAL OF PRACTICAL ANATOMY
  2. CLINICALLY ORIENTED ANATOMY. BOOK BY KEITH L. MOORE
  3. CLINICAL ANATOMY.TEXT BOOK BY RICHARD SNELL

WEB REFERENCES:

1.www.medscape.com

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