Elbow Dislocationelbow anatomy

Elbow dislocation is a serious injury. It occurs when the bones of the forearm (radius and ulna) move out of place (from the bone of upper arm, the humerus).

These bones are held together by the ligaments and muscles.

 

The image below shows a particular type of dislocation at the elbow - a Monteggia Fracture-Dislocation. elbow fracture dislocation monteggia

 

 

13 August, 2012