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Age: 35

Sex: Male

Indication: Fall

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Case #13


Findings

  • Posterior elbow dislocation
  • Tiny ossific density along the lateral aspect of the joint
  • Soft tissue swelling about the elbow


Diagnosis

  • Posterior elbow dislocation

Sample Report

Posterior elbow dislocation with surrounding soft tissue swelling.

Tiny ossific density along the lateral aspect of the joint, which may represent a chip/avulsion fracture from the radial head or lateral epicondyle.


Discussion

  • The most common fractures associated with posterior elbow dislocation are radial head and coronoid process fractures


Images

Red arrow: tiny ossific fragment along the lateral aspect of the joint which may represent a chip or avulsion fracture.

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