Elbow joint dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Thuấn Nguyễn Hoàng


After trauma.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Male

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


After attempted reduction

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


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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