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Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation S53.006A 832.0

 

synonyms: "nursemaid's elbow", pediatric radial head dislocation

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation ICD-10

 

A- initial encounter

D- subsequent encounter

S- sequela

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation ICD-9

  • 832.0 (dislocation of elbow unspecified)

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Etiology / Epidemiology / Natural History

  • Generally caused by a sudden pull on the arm or hand typically when an adult pulls a child upward, swings a child by its arm or prevents the child from falling by pulling on arm.
  • Generally <5y/o,

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Anatomy

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Clinical Evaluation

  • Arm is generally held in pronation and flexion. Tenderness over radial head. Pain with supination.

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Xray / Diagnositc Tests

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Classification / Treatment

  • Reduction: performed with gentle , full supination and flexion. Generally feel slight pop as radial head reduces.

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Associated Injuries / Differential Diagnosis

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Complications

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Follow-up Care

Pediatric Radial Head Dislocation Review References

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