Outcome of Closed Reduction and Percutaneous Fixation with Crossed K-Wires in Displaced Supracondylar Fractures of Humerus

1.1. Introduction: Supracondylar fracture of humerus is one of the most common fractures amongst children. Supracondylar area is the weakest bony region of the upper limb and is most commonly injured by a fall on an outstretched hand4 . There are two types of supracondylar fractures of humerus in children i.e. extension type (97%) and flexion type (3%). Mechanism of injury commonly is a fall on dorsi-flexed hand with flexed elbow resulting in hyperextension along with abduction or adduction of elbow.