Olecranon fracture (peds)

Background

Clinical Features

Differential Diagnosis

Elbow Diagnoses

Radiograph-Positive

Radiograph-Negative

Pediatric

Evaluation

Management

General Fracture Management

Specific Management

  • If displaced <5 mm immobilize in stable position (usually 45 degrees of elbow flexion)
  • ORIF indicated for unstable fracture
  • Orthopedic consultation is best to guide treatment

Disposition

Specialty Care

See Also

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