Fracture-dislocation of elbow in a child

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner

Presentation

Swollen deformed elbow following fall

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Male

There is a lateral dislocation of the proximal radius and ulna with a displaced avulsion fracture of the medial epicondyle of the distal humerus demonstrated. 

Fluoroscopy

Theater fluoroscopy post reduction of the dislocation showing persistent displacement of the medial epicondyle.

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