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Bicipito-radial bursitis with supinator syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Pain and tenderness in the proximal forearm and elbow. Finger extension weakness. History of internal fixation of a radial head fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 65 years
Gender: Male

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

Large effusion of the bicipito-radial bursa with peripheral contrast enhancement. 

Case Discussion

Posterior interosseous nerve entrapment (supinator syndrome) due to septic bicipito-radial bursitis.

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Case information

rID: 14147
Published: 2nd Jul 2011
Last edited: 16th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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