Picture Quiz: Falling on an outstretched arm
- By: Marios Tryfonidis, Charalambos Charalambous
A 6 year old boy attended the emergency department with an isolated injury to his left elbow after falling on his outstretched left arm. On examination, the left elbow joint was swollen and clinically deformed with diffuse tenderness. The skin was intact and there was no neurovascular deficit in the left upper limb. We x rayed the elbow (figure).