Os supratrochleare dorsale
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Os supratrochleare dorsale, also called os supratrochleare posterius is an accessory ossicle of the elbow located in the olecranon fossa of the humerus 1. It may become symptomatic due to trauma during elbow extension and as such may require surgical removal 2.
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