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What is an elbow dislocation?

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If you dislocate an elbow, it means that the bones of your forearm (the radius and ulna) move out of place compared with the bone of the upper arm (the humerus). The elbow joint, formed where these 3 bones meet, becomes dislocated, or out of joint.

From: Elbow Dislocation WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on May 13, 2018

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