Partial rupture of triceps muscle

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Blunt trauma by stick to posterior aspect of elbow - 15 days

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male
Modality: Ultrasound
Modality: X-ray

Case Discussion

Triceps tendon was intact.

Partial rupture of triceps muscle was diagnosed.

Follow up -  4 wks later

  • XRay - Myositis ossificans with periarticular ossification foci.
  • US - Dense peripheral calcification at site of previous haematoma.
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Case Information

rID: 14032
Case created: 18th Jun 2011
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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