Proximal Ulna Fracture
Causes | Symptoms | Treatment Options
What Is A Proximal Ulna Fracture?
A proximal ulna fracture refers to a fracture of the forearm bone that, together with the humerus (arm bone), forms the elbow joint.
What Are The Symptoms of A Proximal Ulna Fracture?
Proximal ulna fractures may result from moderate to high energy injuries, such as falls or accidents. Pain and a flail forearm or elbow joint is the most noticeable symptom of a proximal ulna fracture.
What Are The Treatment Options Available For A Proximal Ulna Fracture?
In the case of milder or undisplaced injuries, our doctors may recommend treatment with a cast. In contrast, displaced injuries may typically require surgery to address the associated deformity or disrupted joint surface.