Mnemonics for elbow ossification include CRITOE and CRITOL. These are essentially the same, apart from the terminal letter which represents the External or Lateral epicondyle.
- C - capitellum
- R - radial head
- I - internal epicondyle
- T - trochlea
- O - olecranon
- E - external epicondyle
CRITOL is the same as CRITOE apart from the final letter, which refers to the lateral epicondyle rather than external.
Elbow ossification: article - mnemonic
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