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Radial Head Dislocation

key information

source: FP Notebook

year: 2017

authors: Scott Moses

summary/abstract:

Epidemiology:
A. Uncommon condition in children
B. Differentiate from Nursemaid’s Elbow (subluxed elbow)
-Nursemaid’s Elbow is much more common in children

Etiology:
A. Traumatic Injury dislocates radial head anteriorly
– Fall on an outstretched pronated arm
– “Bent Ulna” suggests Monteggia type injury

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