Partial tear anterior band ulnar / medial collateral ligament (elbow)

Case contributed by Dr Chris O'Donnell

Presentation

Fell off a horse onto right elbow. Now has persistent medial elbow pain.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Swelling and increased T2 signal in the ulnar (medial) collateral ligament, indicating partial disruption. Note more chronic swelling and abnormal T2 signal in the common extensor origin, indicating tendinopathy.

Case Discussion

Anterior bundle of the ulnar or medial collateral ligament is well seen on MRI

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Case information

rID: 33771
Published: 23rd Jan 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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