Items tagged “elbow”

136 results found
Case

Supracondylar fracture - marked displacement

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 20 Jul 2011
91% complete
X-ray
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Osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow

 Diagnosis probable
Roberto Schubert
Published 24 Aug 2011
45% complete
MRI
Article

Radial head dislocation

Radial head dislocation occurs when the radial head is displaced from its normal articulation with the ulna and the humerus. The dislocation may be acquired or congenital (see the separate article on congenital radial head dislocation). Additionally, radial head dislocation should be distinguis...
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Pulled elbow syndrome

Pulled elbow (also known as nursemaid's elbow) is a subluxation of the radial head into the annular ligament, which usually spontaneously or easily reduces and rarely demonstrates abnormal radiographic features. If the clinical presentation is atypical, pulled elbow should be distinguished from ...
Case

Radial head fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jun 2012
94% complete
X-ray
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Olecranon fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 04 Jun 2012
94% complete
X-ray
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Radial head fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Jun 2012
91% complete
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Article

Elbow

The elbow is a complex synovial joint formed by the articulations of the humerus, the radius, and the ulna.  Gross anatomy Articulations The elbow joint is made up of three articulations 2,3: radiohumeral: capitellum of the humerus with the radial head ulnohumeral: trochlea of the humerus w...
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Flexion supracondylar fracture

Flexion supracondylar humeral fractures account for only 2-4% of all supracondylar fractures 1. Epidemiology Unlike the much more common extension supracondylar fracture which are seen in children, flexion fractures are seen in older (adult) patients. Pathology They are usually the result of...
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Os supratrochleare dorsale

 Diagnosis almost certain
Charlie Chia-Tsong Hsu
Published 18 Jun 2012
72% complete
X-ray
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Supracondylar spur

 Diagnosis almost certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 29 Sep 2012
75% complete
X-ray
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Olecranon bursitis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 04 Oct 2012
63% complete
Ultrasound
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Coronoid process fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Maulik S Patel
Published 17 Feb 2013
71% complete
X-ray
Article

Epicondyle fracture (elbow)

Epicondyle fractures are common injuries in children. They represent 10% of all elbow fractures in children and usually occur in boys after a fall on an outstretched arm. Medial epicondyle fractures comprise most of these injuries. They can usually be treated with splinting and early physiother...
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Supracondylar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Samir Benoudina
Published 25 Mar 2013
66% complete
X-ray
Article

Anterior humeral line

The anterior humeral line is key to demonstrating normal elbow alignment and should be used whenever reading a pediatric elbow radiograph to exclude a subtle supracondylar fracture. Measurement A line drawn down the anterior surface of the humerus should intersect the middle third of the capit...
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Radiocapitellar line

The radiocapitellar line is one of the key lines used to assess alignment on the elbow radiograph. It is particularly useful in the pediatric setting. Measurement A line drawn down the neck of the radius should intersect the capitellum. It is important to ensure that you draw the line down the...
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Supracondylar fracture - grade Ib

 Diagnosis certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 06 Apr 2013
88% complete
X-rayAnnotated image
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Supracondylar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Jeremy Jones
Published 06 Apr 2013
72% complete
X-ray
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Bicipital radial bursitis

 Diagnosis certain
Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 25 Apr 2013
80% complete
MRI