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International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part A (2023)

Posterolateral elbow dislocation with incarcerated medial epicondyle in a twelve-year old male: A case report and a brief literature review

Author(s):

Deya Alwadi, Fadi Al Rousan and Murad Jwinate

Abstract:

Elbow is the most common dislocated joint in pediatric age group. Associated elbow injury is common and medial epicondyle fracture is the most common one; reaching up to 50%. Modality of treatment is to reduce the dislocation but still there is a controversy regarding managing associated medial epicondyle fractures. This paper reports a Posterolateral elbow dislocation that is associated medial epicondyle fracture in an adolescent male.

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How to cite this article:
Deya Alwadi, Fadi Al Rousan and Murad Jwinate. Posterolateral elbow dislocation with incarcerated medial epicondyle in a twelve-year old male: A case report and a brief literature review. Int. J. Orthop. Traumatol. 2023;5(1):14-17. DOI: 10.33545/26648318.2023.v5.i1a.22