Fracture of an Osteochondroma of Humerus by Arm Tourniquet Inflated to Measure Blood Pressure in Pediatric Patient With Radial Nerve Neuropraxia

Hakan Sarman, Cengiz Isik, Murat Bilgi, Yasin Emre Kaya, Abdullah Alper Sahin, Bunyamin Koc, Ismail Boyraz


Pedicle fracture of an osteochondroma with radial nerve neuropraxia is a rare complication. The aim of this study was to evaluate a case of fractured osteochondroma after the arm tourniquet inflated to measure blood pressure that caused low energy pedicle fracture with radial nerve neuropraxia in a child. The patient was treated with total excision without complication, and its presentation was similar to that of low energy pedicle fracture with radial nerve neuropraxia.

J Med Cases. 2015;6(1):17-19


Child; Tourniquet; Fracture; Osteochondroma; Neuropraxia

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