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Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics B:
doi: 10.1097/BPB.0b013e32835368d9
Upper Limb

Rapid growth of supracondylar process: a case report

Miyake, Junichia; Kawabata, Hidehikob; Takeuchi, Makotoc

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Abstract

The supracondylar process, a bony, beak-like spur on the anteromedial surface of the distal humerus, is a rare congenital abnormality. We present a rare case of a 20-month-old child showing rapid growth of the supracondylar process over 16 months that required surgical excision. A supracondylar process in a young patient may show a tendency for rapid growth.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.

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