FRACS Orthopaedic Exams

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29 year old man – progressive swelling of the elbow over the last few months. Occasional ache at night. No neurovascular involvement.

His LMO has sent him in with an urgent referral and this X-ray:

1. What is your differential diagnosis given the X-ray findings?
2. What investigations will you request and why?
3. For your favoured diagnosis, what are the principles of management?

 

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