Radial head dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Restricted elbow movements. No recent trauma.

Patient Data

Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

There is posterior dislocation of radial head. Humerus - proximal ulnar articulation is normal.

Distal radio-ulnar joint is normal.

Case Discussion

Finding of posterior dislocation of proximal end of radius which appears to be congenital as no significant trauma history was present.

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Case Information

rID: 14012
Case created: 14th Jun 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Tag: elbow
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