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PEM Ortho X-ray Curriculum

General Considerations

 

 

x-ray showing elbow dislocation
FiGURE 1

FIGURE 1: elbow dislocation

It's relatively rare in children. Typically associated with fractures of:

  • Medial epicondyle
  • Coronoid process
  • Radial head
  • Olecranon

Potential for neurovascular compromise: nerves > vascular