We describe an unusual case of a missed anterior dislocation of the elbow joint in a 1 year old girl who presented with a pulled elbow. To our knowledge, this is the first report of anterior dislocation as a result of a pulled elbow in the literature. We would like to highlight the rarity of this presentation and the importance of chronological assessment and management in the accident and emergency department.
- A&E, accident and emergency
- anterior dislocation
- pulled elbow
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