Normal elbow

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies

Presentation

Fall onto elbow. Painful elbow. To rule out fracture.

Patient Data

Age: 80 years
Gender: Female
CT
  • anatomical alignment of the elbow joint
  • no fracture
  • no joint effusion
  • small skin laceration posterior to the olecranon fossa
  • Bony spurring at the common flexor origin and calcific tendinopathy at the common extensor origin

Case Discussion

Essentially normal CT elbow in an elderly individual uploaded for reference.

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Case information

rID: 55122
Case created: 20th Aug 2017
Last edited: 21st Aug 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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