Radial Head Fractures

Introduction Radial head fractures are seen in 20% of elbow fractures. It may involve the radial head, radial neck or both. It may either be an isolated injury or associated with other fractures or ligamentous injury. Treatment depends on the type of fracture, amount of displacement, comminution and associated injuries. Previously radial head excision was a popular … Continue reading Radial Head Fractures

Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions

Epidemiology Account for 3-4% of all fractures. Second most common fracture of the upper limb after distal radius fractures. Most commonly missed fracture in the body. Highest incidence seen between 20-30 years of age. Male female ratio is 2:1. Anatomy Got its name from the Greek word “skaphe” which means boat. 4 Parts Tubercle Distal … Continue reading Scaphoid Fractures and Nonunions