Elbow dislocation

Case contributed by Andrew Murphy


Football related injury, suspected injury to the elbow region.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

There is a dislocation of the elbow joint, the proximal ulna is posteriorly displaced. No fracture.

Case Discussion

Dislocations of the elbow are the second most commonly dislocated large joint, accounting for 10-25% of all injuries of the elbow in the adult population.

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Case information

rID: 54771
Published: 27th Jul 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Trauma
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Princess Alexandra Hospital

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