Acta Scientific Orthopaedics (ISSN: 2581-8635)

Case Report Volume 6 Issue 9

Terrible Triad of the Elbow with Simultaneous Fractures of the Ipsilateral Distal Radius

Aamer Alharbi1, Elham A Alghamdi2* and Ayman Ali1

11Orthopaedic Surgery, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, SAU
2Orthopedic, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, SAU

*Corresponding Author: Elham A Alghamdi, Orthopedic, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh, SAU.

Received: July 10, 2023; Published: August 24, 2023


This paper presents two cases of young patients who sustained an ipsilateral terrible triad and fracture of the distal radius after falling from a significant height onto an outstretched hand. The mechanisms and management of these complex injuries are discussed, including surgical techniques and postoperative rehabilitation. This study highlights the importance of prompt diagnosis and comprehensive treatment in achieving optimal outcomes for patients who suffer from these challenging injuries.

Keywords: Elbow; Terrible Triad; Dislocation; Fracture; Distal Radius; Trauma; Injury


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Citation: Elham A Alghamdi., et al. “Terrible Triad of the Elbow with Simultaneous Fractures of the Ipsilateral Distal Radius". Acta Scientific Orthopaedics 6.9 (2023): 67-70.


Copyright: © 2023 Elham A Alghamdi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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