American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons
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A 25-year-old male sustains a closed elbow dislocation after falling during a soccer game. Two months later, the patient continues to complain of pain and instability. Radiographs and physical exam are concerning for posteromedial instability. Which of the following fracture patterns is most consistent with this diagnosis?
Coronoid anteromedial facet
Capitellar impaction injury
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HPI - Fall onto outstretched hand
No dislocation by report
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HPI - Fall on outstretched hand.
No history of dislocation at the time of injury.
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