epicondyle

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epicondyle

[¦ep·ə′kän‚dīl]
(anatomy)
An eminence on the condyle of a bone.
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The ulnar nerve traverses the medial epicondyle on the posterior aspect of the elbow.
Also known as the soft spot, is the middle of the triangle formed by the olecranon, radial head, and lateral epicondyle and is initially used for distension.
The proximal medial portal is located 2 cm proximal to the medial humeral epicondyle and slightly anterior to the intermuscular septum.
It is now described as 1 cm distal and 1 cm anterior to the lateral epicondyle in a sulcus that can be felt between the radial head and capitellum.
The proximal lateral portal site is 2 cm proximal and 1 cm anterior to the lateral epicondyle.
7,8,9) The ligament originates from the medial epicondyle and inserts onto the sublime tubercle of the proximal ulna.
Markers were attached to six anatomical landmarks on both sides of the body; greater tubercle of humerus, greater trochanter, anterior superior illiac spine, lateral femoral epicondyles, lateral malleolus and lateral aspect of fifth metatarsal.
Retroreflective surface markers were located on the shoe over the dorsum of the foot at the level of the third metatarsal phalangeal joint, on the shoe over the posterior calcaneus, lateral malleoli, lateral epicondyles of the knees; on right and left anterior superior iliac spines; and on the sacrum midway between the posterior superior iliac spines.
The virtual markers at the ankle and knee centers were calculated with Orthotrak software (Motion Analysis Corporation) based on a static data collection file that also included markers on the medial malleoli (or medial AFO ankle joint) and medial epicondyles of the knee.
The subjects (shoeless) were seated and stabilized with manufacturer-supplied straps while the axis of the dynamometer was aligned with the femoral epicondyles.