Congenital radial head dislocation

Case contributed by Dr Aparna Srinivasa Babu

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Asymptomatic infant with elbow deformity

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Posterior dislocation of radial head: A line drawn through the neck of the radius fails to intersect the capitellum. The radial head is dome shaped. 

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rID: 29157
Published: 7th May 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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