Radial head dislocation

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner

Presentation

Pain, bruising and swelling of the forearm.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Dislocated radial head.

Case Discussion

This girl was referred to fracture clinic for a torus fracture of the ulna on her wrist views. The radial head dislocation was picked up 24 hours later and she was recalled.

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Case information

rID: 13904
Published: 29th May 2011
Last edited: 15th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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