Panner’s Disease

  • Etiology: osteonecrosis of capitellum due to disruption of vascular supply to epiphysis, similar to Perthes
  • DDX: similar in appearance to osteochondritis dessicans of capitellum but ostecondritis dessicans patients are adolescents
  • Clinical: almost always occurs in dominant elbow of boys 5-12 years old

Cases of Panner’s Disease