Ulnar collateral ligament ossification

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Posterior elbow dislocation 6 wks back

Ulnar collateral ligament ossification

Case Discussion

Hetetotopic ossification is noted on medial aspect of elbow represent ulnar collateral ligament ossification.

References :

1 - Heterotopic calcification and tears of ulnar collateral ligament, Radiographic and MR Imaging Findings- By  Susan A. Mulligan1, Martin L. Schwartz1, Marc F. Broussard2 and James R. Andrews3  AJR 2000; 175:1099-1102

2 - Posterolateral Dislocation of the Elbow Joint, Relationship to Medial Instability.  D. Eygendaal, M.D. and others. The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 82:555 (2000)

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rID: 10859
Published: 28th Sep 2010
Last edited: 18th Nov 2015
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