Radial neck fracture dislocation

Case contributed by Jeremy Jones
Diagnosis certain


Fall from hammock. Pain right elbow. Unable to move.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female

There is a displaced fracture of the radial neck with the fracture components 90 degrees to each other. The radial head is dislocated.

Case Discussion

This is a rare fracture type from a relatively common mode of presentation.

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