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Pure dislocation of the thumb joint is rare. The mechanism is a directed trauma along the 1. metacarpal joint in slight flexion. The reposition is simple. A anteroposterior view is necessary to ascertain the carpometacarpal joint of the thumb.
Isolated traumatic dislocation of the radial head is rare. It occurs when the elbow is partly outstretched and the forearm pronated . Occasionally one is unable to achieve closed reduction. Then the open treatment is necessary. Posttraumatical myositis ossificans was described in the literatur .