Dislocated radial head

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Painful elbow following a fall.

Patient Data

Age: 7 years
X-ray

Elbow x-ray

Two views of the elbow demonstrate an anteriorly dislocated radial head. No fracture identified.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates the typical appearances of an isolated traumatic anterior dislocation of the radial head. 

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Case information

rID: 10355
Published: 8th Aug 2010
Last edited: 13th Apr 2019
Tag: elbow
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