Dislocated radial head

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Painful elbow following a fall.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
X-ray

Elbow x-ray

Two views of the elbow demonstrate an anteriorly dislocated radial head. No fracture identified.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the typical appearances of an isolated traumatic anterior dislocation of the radial head. 

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Case information

rID: 10355
Case created: 8th Aug 2010
Last edited: 9th Aug 2017
Tag: elbow
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