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2007 Reduction of Radial Head Dislocation eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/80051-overview

Dislocation of the radial head occurs most frequently in men who are subject to high-force injury.1 In children, the radial head is much more commonly subluxed than dislocated.
Isolated radial head dislocations are rare. Radial head dislocations are usually complicated by complete elbow dislocations or fractures, as in the Monteggia complex.
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2007 Reduction of Radial Head Subluxation eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/104158-overview

Radial head subluxation, also known as nursemaid's elbow, is the most common upper extremity injury in infants and young children who present to the emergency department (ED). Reduction of the radial head is easily performed in the ED with few complications.
Subluxation of the radial head is a minor injury in...
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2009 Reduction of Posterior Elbow Joint Dislocation eMedicine Procedures

Location: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/109168-overview

In adults, the elbow is the second most frequently dislocated major joint, after the shoulder. It is the most commonly dislocated joint in children. More than 90% of all elbow dislocations are posterior dislocations. This injury entails disengagement of the coronoid process of the ulna from the trochlea of the...
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Elbow Dislocation eMedicine

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/sports/topic31.htm

Article by Mark E Halstead, MD 2007
Elbow dislocation is the most common dislocation in children, and in adults, it is the second most common dislocation after that of the shoulder. The elbow is amazingly stable, relying more on bony anatomy configuration for stability rather than ligaments. Considerable force is necessary...
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Elbow Dislocation in Active Duty Marine Medscape

Location: http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/726226

This case demonstrates one of the potential pitfalls that can arise with elbow dislocations. Although this may have been initially perceived as a straightforward presentation of a simple elbow dislocation, had reduction been attempted, the risks for potential neurovascular compromise were significant. Despite recommendations for early reduction, the potential risks...
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Joint Reduction Radial Head Dislocation eMedicine

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

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,...
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Recurrent Nursemaid Elbow Annular Ligament Displacement Treatment Via Telephone

Location: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/110/1/171

Robert E. Kaplan, MD* and Kathleen A. Lillis, MD PEDIATRICS Vol. 110 No. 1 July 2002, pp. 171-174
Annular ligament displacement (ALD)— also termed radial head subluxation, nursemaid’s elbow, or pulled elbow—can be successfully diagnosed and treated over the telephone by properly trained medical professionals instructing nonmedical caretakers. Two case...
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