View Full Version : Difficult Case: old radial head dislocation in 8 year old child
06-09-2011, 06:57 PM
an 8 year old female child presented to the clinic with a bony swelling of her right elbow with some limitation of movements. clinically there is 20 degrees extention lag and 20 degrees short of full supination. x ray posterior dislocation of radial head. child and parents deny any history of trauma. how do we proceed from here?. will radial head excision help? epiphysioesis at this age?
06-15-2011, 01:24 PM
interesting case...i hope u cud put up the photos of xrays to support this!!!
10-19-2011, 02:25 PM
reduction and reparation annulaire ligament
11-02-2011, 11:59 AM
may be a case of monteggia fracture dislocation. i wll like to have an x ray of the forearm including elbow and wrist. if so, try to gain the length of ulna.