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Joint Reduction Radial Head Dislocation eMedicine

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Location: http://www.emedicine.com/proc/topic80051.htm

Description: Article by Gretchen S Lent, MD 2007
Isolated radial head dislocations are rare. Radial head dislocations are usually complicated by complete elbow dislocations or fractures, as in the Monteggia complex.
Synonyms and related keywords: radial head dislocation, dislocation of the radial head, chronic radial dislocation, Monteggia fracture, Monteggia fracture dislocation, Monteggia injury, Monteggia complex, isolated radial head dislocation, forearm fractures, elbow dislocation, partial elbow dislocation, occult dislocation, Bado classification, Bado’s classification, radial head, ulna fracture, ulnar fracture, angulated forearm, shortened forearm, radiocapitellar line, anterior elbow dislocation, posterior elbow dislocation, lateral dislocation, capitellar dislocation, radial dislocation

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Author/Contact: Lent
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Language: English

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Added: Thu Jan 17 2008