First aid

Dislocation of the elbow

Dislocation of the elbow


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It is due to the displacement of the end of a long bone (humerus) out of its joint cavity during a violent shock.
In general, it occurs after a fall on the hand in hyperextension. Your child can not move his arm, which is distorted and painful.
He must be rushed to surgery, where a specialist will replace the joint under general anesthesia.