FRACS Orthopaedic Exams


A 40 year old woman presents to you 6 months after a fracture of her radial head that was treated non-operatively. She is unhappy with the restriction of movement and the pain associated with trying to straighten her elbow.

1. Outline your assessment of this patient’s elbow
2. Analyse the possible reasons for her elbow stiffness


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