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Knipe H, Septal aperture. Case study, Radiopaedia.org (Accessed on 29 Mar 2023) https://doi.org/10.53347/rID-28132
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13 Mar 2014
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MVA - sore left elbow.
Age: 20 years
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No fracture. Incidental note of a septal aperture.
A septal aperture, also known as an olecranon foramen, is a normal anatomical variant where the septum between the coronoid and olecranon fossae of the distal humerus fails to develop.
- 1. 3. Sahajpal DT, Pichora D. Septal aperture: an anatomic variant predisposing to bilateral low-energy fractures of the distal humerus. Can J Surg. 2006;49 (5): 363-4. Free text at pubmed - Pubmed citation