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Acutely calcified hematoma mimicking a displaced medial epicondyle fracture

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Author(s): Majed Addie | Thomas Joanna | Ahrens Philip

Journal: International Journal of Shoulder Surgery
ISSN 0973-6042

Volume: 3;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 34;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Supracondylar fracture | pin-track infection | calcified hematoma

ABSTRACT
We present an interesting and unusual case of an acutely calcified pin-site infection hematoma mimicking a displaced cartilaginous medial epicondyle, in a child with a Gartland type III fracture. The treatment of such pathology could be confusing and may interfere with the correct clinical decision-making process. To our knowledge, this is the first presentation of such a case.
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