The abnormal movement of one of the bones that comprise a joint. Not a true dislocation. A partial dislocation. An example of this would be radial head subluxation in the elbow (nursemaids elbow). Severe arthritis with advanced deformation of the joint space can result in subluxation.

(27 Sep 1997)

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