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Whats nursemaid elbow ?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Dislocation of the

Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of a bone in the elbow called the radius.
Dislocation means the bone slips out of its normal position at the elbow joint.The injury is also called radial head dislocation.

In brief: Dislocation of the

Nursemaid's elbow is a dislocation of a bone in the elbow called the radius.
Dislocation means the bone slips out of its normal position at the elbow joint.The injury is also called radial head dislocation.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Jay Pomerance
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Common problem

It is a subluxation of the radial head in a child which is typically treated with manipulation.

In brief: Common problem

It is a subluxation of the radial head in a child which is typically treated with manipulation.
Dr. Jay Pomerance
Dr. Jay Pomerance
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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Nursemaid's elbow

This is dislocation or subluxation of the radial head at the capitellum of the elbow.

In brief: Nursemaid's elbow

This is dislocation or subluxation of the radial head at the capitellum of the elbow.
Dr. John Michalski
Dr. John Michalski
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Subluxation

The radial head subluxes in a childs elbow causing pain and what appears to be inactivity in the affected arm. It can be fixed with a very simple maneuver.

In brief: Subluxation

The radial head subluxes in a childs elbow causing pain and what appears to be inactivity in the affected arm. It can be fixed with a very simple maneuver.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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