Radial head dislocations in children with below-elbow deficiencies.
Two thirds of the children who have below-elbow deficiencies, congenital or acquired, have concomitant radial head dislocations. The direction of the dislocation depends largely on the length of the residual limb. The dislocation does not require specific surgical treatment and rarely necessitates prosthetic modification.
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Menio, G. J., & Wenner, S. M. (1992). Radial head dislocations in children with below-elbow deficiencies. The Journal of hand surgery, 17(5), 891–895. https://doi.org/10.1016/0363-5023(92)90463-y
Medicine and Health Sciences
Department of Surgery