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El-bow Out of This One

Author: Brian J. Franklin, MD, MBA 
Peer-Reviewer: R. Conner Dixon, MD, CAQ-SM
Final Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

A 65-year-old male presents with left elbow and forearm pain and deformity after falling on the soccer field when attempting a scissor kick.  He fell onto his outstretched arm with his elbow flexed and supinated.

Image 1-2. AP and lateral radiograph of the left forearm and lateral/oblique radiograph of the left elbow respectively. Author’s own images.


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