DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18203/2349-3291.ijcp20150539

Elbow dislocation in a 3 year old child: a report of a rare injury

Ganesh Singh Dharmshaktu, Aanshu Singhal, Irfan Khan

Abstract


Elbow joint dislocations are rare injuries in paediatric age group. This pattern of injury has been rarely reported in children under three years of age. Successful conservative management involves urgent reduction with confirmation by imaging in most cases. The presented case is a rare case of posterior elbow dislocation in a 3 year old child successfully managed.


Keywords


Elbow, Dislocation, Child, Treatment, Injury

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