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Case Report
Bilateral capitellar fracture’s: a case report
Bilateral capitellar fractures are very rare injuries. If the anatomy is not restored properly, limitation in elbow movements and permanent disability are inevitable. Fixation of the capittal fracture to allow early movement is important. In prolonged immobilization, limitation of movement is encountered. We present a case of a 52 years old women affected by a shear fracture of a capitellum after fall from chair. Open reduction and internal fixation were performed for both capitellum fractures. Early rehabilitation was initiated to prevent joint motion contracture. As a result of the long-term follow-up of the patient, no limitations were observed in the activities of daily living. We suggest early rehabilitation following open reduction and internal fixation in patients admitted to us with capitellum fracture.

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Volume 1, Issue 2, 2023
Page : 44-46