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3 year boy elbow pain after a fall x-ray 1
A 3-year-old boy presents to your urgent care center two hours after taking a fall of approximately 1.5 feet. He is experiencing pain in his elbow, which is swollen. Distal pulses and sensation and grip strength are normal.
View the x-ray taken (Figure 1) and consider what your next steps would be. Resolution of the case is described on the next page.

A 3-year-old Boy Falls 1.5 Feet