Occult and Subtle Injuries of the Pediatric Elbow: Pearls and Pitfalls

Abstract

Unfamiliarity with many pediatric elbow injuries makes their proper definition difficult for those who do not routinely encounter them. This article is intended to facilitate identification of the more elusive fractures and injuries of the elbow in children, to outline the workup for their diagnosis, and to guide their management. It is especially intended to be helpful to the practicing orthopaedic surgeon without specialty training in pediatrics, and to resident physicians encountering small children in the emergency and clinical settings.

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