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Andrew Howard, Theddy Slongo, Peter Schmittenbecher

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James Hunter

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Fergal Monsell

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21u-M/7 - Ulna, avulsion of coronoid

An avulsion fragment of the coronoid is part of the anterior capsuloligamentous injury associated with a posterior elbow dislocation.

Small coronoid avulsions do not generally result in elbow instability in the child.

Large coronoid fragments typically occur in conjunction with elbow dislocation and may require fixation.