Coronoid Fractures

Coronoid Fractures

-assoc. with 10% of elbow dislocations
(Regan and Morrey)
Type I-avulsion of tip of coranoid
Type II-50% of coronoid

Types I/II closed with early mobilization
Type III-ORIF PREFERRED
-20% poor results with closed
-base of coranoid important for insertion of MCL and ant. capsule
-blocks subluxation of ulna

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