Normal elbow: Carrying angle
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The Carrying angle (also known as cubital angle) is formed between the humerus and the
forearm axes. It is used to diagnose and evaluate cubitus varus/valgus.
Its normal value is 5-15o away from the body or 165-175o towards it.
- If it is inferior to 5º : Cubitus varus
- And when it is superior to 15º: Cubitus valgus