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Elbow Dislocation (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

elbow dislocation, elbow joint

Authors and Editors

Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Editor: Charles P. Davis, MD, PhD

Previous contributing authors and editors:

Author: Jeffrey P Druck, MD, Staff Physician, Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory Hospital.

Coauthor(s): Erik D Barton, MD, MS, Associate Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Utah Health Sciences Center.

Editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Jeter (Jay) Pritchard Taylor III, MD, Vice-Chief, Compliance Officer, Attending Physician Emergency Medicine Residency, Department of Emergency Medicine, Palmetto Richland Memorial Hospital, University of South Carolina.

REFERENCES:

Chorley, J. "Elbow Injuries in the Young Athlete." UpToDate.com. Dec. 20, 2010. <http://www.uptodate.com/contents/elbow-injuries-in-the-young-athlete>.

Halstead, Mark E. "Elbow Dislocation." Medscape.com. Dec. 2, 2011. <http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/96758-overview>.


Last Editorial Review: 2/22/2012

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Elbow dislocation is the most common dislocation in children; in adults,it is the second most common dislocation after that of the shoulder.

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