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Open dislocation of the elbow with ipsilateral fracture of the radial head and distal radius: a rare combination without vascular injury
  1. R Ahmad,
  2. S M Y Ahmed,
  3. S Annamalai,
  4. R Case
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Weston General Hospital, Weston-Super-Mare, UK
  1. Mr R Ahmad, 18 Oakwood, Coxhoe, Durham, DH6 4SQ, UK; riazhzi{at}

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Open elbow dislocation is a rare injury often associated with neurovascular damage. Common fractures associated with elbow dislocation are of the medial epicondyle, lateral epicondyle, radial head and coronoid process. There is only …

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