Elbow joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Thuấn Nguyễn Hoàng

Presentation

After trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

X-ray shows dislocation of the left elbow joint. No evidence of bone fracture.

X-ray

After attempted reduction

After 1st reduction manoeuvre the left elbow joint is still dislocated. 

X-ray

After 2nd reduction attempt

After the second reduction attempt. This time it is successful.

Case Discussion

This is a case that shows failed treatment of reduction of a dislocation of the elbow joint.

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Case information

rID: 51304
Case created: 10th Feb 2017
Last edited: 25th Apr 2017
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