Radial Head Dislocation with Ipsilateral Proximal Shaft of Radius Fracture: A Case Report

  • Ayush Adhikari Department of Orthopedics, Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Shree Birendra Hospital, Chhauni, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Subi Acharya Department of Orthopedics, Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Shree Birendra Hospital, Chhauni, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Ravi Bhandari Department of Orthopedics, Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences, Shree Birendra Hospital, Chhauni, Kathmandu, Nepal.
Keywords: fracture; ipsilateral; proximal shaft; radial head.

Abstract

Radial head dislocations are uncommon in adults. They are commonly seen in children and are
generally associated with proximal ulna fracture. Radial head dislocation with associated proximal
radial shaft fracture is rarer than isolated radial head dislocation in adults. Due to the rarity of this
complex injury, in the absence of keen observation and meticulous attention, the correct diagnosis
might be missed leading to unsatisfactory management and related complications. Here, a similar
case of radial head dislocation with associated proximal radial shaft fracture has been presented.

Published
2020-06-30
How to Cite
Adhikari, A., Acharya, S., & Bhandari, R. (2020). Radial Head Dislocation with Ipsilateral Proximal Shaft of Radius Fracture: A Case Report. Journal of Nepal Medical Association, 58(226). https://doi.org/10.31729/jnma.4991