Simple Elbow Dislocation

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Abstract

Simple elbow dislocation refers to those elbow dislocations that do not involve an osseous injury. A complex elbow dislocation refers to an elbow that has dislocated with an osseous injury. Most simple elbow dislocations are treated nonoperatively. Understanding the importance of the soft tissue injury following a simple elbow dislocation is a key to being successful with treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)521-531
Number of pages11
JournalHand Clinics
Volume31
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 1 2015

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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