Posterior elbow dislocation

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Young patient fell playing sport.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
x_ray

X-rays demonstrate a posterior dislocation of the elbow without evidence of an associated fractures.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates typical appearances of a simple posterior elbow dislocation. The joint was successfully reduced in the emergency department.

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