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Elbow injuries in active children or skeletally immature adolescents: Approach

Author
Joseph Chorley, MD
Section Editors
Albert C Hergenroeder, MD
Richard G Bachur, MD
Deputy Editor
James F Wiley, II, MD, MPH

INTRODUCTION

The approach to elbow injuries in children or skeletally immature adolescents is reviewed here.

The radiographic diagnosis of elbow fractures and the evaluation and management of fractures of the elbow, distal humerus, and proximal forearm in children and adolescents are discussed separately:

(See "Elbow anatomy and radiographic diagnosis of elbow fracture in children".)

(See "Evaluation and management of supracondylar fractures in children".)

(See "Proximal fractures of the forearm in children".)

                                              

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