Items tagged “elbow”

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Elbow ossification (mnemonic)

Mnemonics for elbow ossification include CRITOE and CRITOL. These are essentially the same, apart from the terminal letter which represents the External or Lateral epicondyle. Mnemonics CRITOE C - capitellum R - radial head I - internal epicondyle T - trochlea O - olecranon E - external ...
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Medial epicondyle fracture

Medial epicondyle fractures represent almost all epicondyle fractures and occur when there is avulsion of the medial epicondyle. They are typically seen in children, and can be challenging to identify. Failure to diagnose these injuries can lead to significant long term disability.  Epidemiolog...
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Monteggia fracture-dislocation

Monteggia fracture-dislocations consist of a fracture of the ulnar shaft with concomitant dislocation of the radial head. The ulnar fracture is usually obvious, whereas the radial head dislocation can be overlooked, with potentially serious functional and medico-legal ramifications.  Mechanism ...
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Panner disease

Panner disease is an osteochondrosis of the capitellum. It should be distinguished from osteochondritis dissecans of the elbow which also affects the capitellum.  Epidemiology Panner disease is typically seen in children (5-10 years of age), although it is also seen in throwers due to repeated...
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Radial head fractures

Radial head fractures are, together with the radial neck fractures, relatively common injuries, especially in adults, although they can be occult on radiographs.  Epidemiology Although fractures of the radial head are seen in all age groups, they usually occur in adults (85% between 20-60 year...
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Sail sign (elbow)

The sail sign on an elbow radiograph describes the elevation of the anterior fat pad to create a silhouette similar to a billowing spinnaker sail from a boat. It indicates the presence of an elbow joint effusion. The anterior fat pad is usually concealed within the coronoid fossa or seen parall...
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Elbow joint effusion (sail sign)

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 May 2008
80% complete
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Olecranon fracture (comminuted)

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jeremy Jones
Published 19 Jun 2009
50% complete
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Medial epicondyle fracture

Medial epicondyle...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
63% complete
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Medial epicondyle fracture

Medial epicondyle...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
63% complete
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Lateral condyle fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
75% complete
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Monteggia fracture-dislocation

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
88% complete
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Salter-Harris type I - distal humerus

Distal humerus: S...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
54% complete
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Supracondylar fracture and sail sign

Supracondylar fra...
 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 03 Jan 2010
63% complete
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Fracture dislocation of the elbow

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 09 Mar 2010
60% complete
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Supracondylar fracture

Supracondylar hum...
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Salam
Published 03 Apr 2010
54% complete
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Lateral condyle fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 31 Jul 2010
79% complete
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Os supratrochleare dorsale

x ray left elbow
 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Muneesh Sharma
Published 05 Aug 2010
63% complete
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Supracondylar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Aug 2010
85% complete
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Supracondylar fracture

 Diagnosis certain
A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Published 07 Aug 2010
88% complete
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