Items tagged “elbow”

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O'Driscoll classification of coronoid process fractures

The O'Driscoll classification system of coronoid process fractures distinguishes three types of coronoid process fractures of the ulna, and this classification system is useful when assessing further treatment options 1-4. type I: transverse coronoid tip fractures, which affect one-third of the...
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Coronoid process fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Antonio Rodrigues de Aguiar Neto
Published 08 Mar 2021
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Common extensor origin of the elbow

The common extensor origin of the elbow classically refers to the common tendon of the following forearm extensor muscles, which form a common footprint at the lateral epicondyle 1,2: extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) extensor digitorum communis (EDC) extensor digiti minimi (EDM) extenso...
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Common flexor origin of the elbow

The common flexor origin of the elbow refers to a common attachment of the following flexor-pronator muscles at the medial epicondyle of the distal humerus 1-3: pronator teres (PT) flexor digitorum superficialis (FDS) flexor carpi ulnaris (FCU) The flexor carpi radialis (FCR) and palmaris lo...
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Supracondylar humeral fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Antonio Rodrigues de Aguiar Neto
Published 07 May 2021
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Valgus instability of the elbow

Valgus instability of the elbow can develop as a result of ulnar collateral ligament injury either in the setting of chronic overuse or in the context of an acute or an acute-on-chronic injury. Epidemiology Valgus instability can be seen in athletes and less commonly in non-athletes. Risk fac...
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Flexor-pronator mass injury

A flexor-pronator mass injury or common flexor-pronator muscle injury is a muscle injury most commonly a muscle tear or strain of flexor-pronator muscles of the elbow joint. Epidemiology A flexor-pronator mass injury is an uncommon injury seen in athletes practising throwing sports. It can rar...
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Distal biceps brachii tendon repair

 Diagnosis certain
Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod
Published 17 Jul 2021
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Distal forearm fractures with an incidental supracondylar spur

 Diagnosis certain
Ashesh Ishwarlal Ranchod
Published 21 Jul 2021
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Un-united medial epicondyle ossification center

 Diagnosis almost certain
Ammar Haouimi
Published 24 Oct 2021
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Distal biceps tendon injury

Distal biceps tendon injuries refer to strains, partial and complete tears of the distal biceps tendon complex. Epidemiology Distal biceps tendon injuries are far less common than injuries to the proximal biceps tendon with an incidence of approximately 1.2/100000 1,2. They typically occur in ...
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Mayo classification of olecranon fractures

 Diagnosis not applicable
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 19 Mar 2022
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Mayo classification of olecranon fractures

The Mayo classification of olecranon fractures is one of the most frequently used classification systems when assessing olecranon fractures. The Mayo classification can be used to aid in treatment choice. Mayo type II and III fractures usually require operative treatment. Classification The M...
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Radial head dislocation with ulnar bowing

 Diagnosis certain
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 30 Jul 2022
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Pulled elbow syndrome (illustration)

 Diagnosis not applicable
Leonardo Lustosa
Published 14 Sep 2022
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Common extensor tendon injury

Common extensor tendon injuries of the elbow include partial and complete tears or detachment of the common extensor tendon origin of the elbow and are commonly associated with lateral epicondylitis 1-4. Epidemiology Common extensor tendon injuries are the most common acute tendon injuries of ...