capitellum


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capitellum

[‚kap·ə′te·ləm]
(anatomy)
A small head or rounded process of a bone.
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L'examen a revele un coude enfle et douloureux, une radiographie simple confirmant un trouble de I'os sous-chondral (anomalie osteo-cartilagineuse) du capitellum de l'humerus.
Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum usually affects adolescent athletes between 12 and 16 years old.
3) Secondary ossification centers of the elbow appear first at the capitellum (age 2), followed by the radial head (age 5), medial epicondyle (age 7), trochlea (age 9), and lateral epicondyle (age 11).
Plain radiographs may be normal but in the later stages may show flattening or cysts in the capitellum (Fig.
These positions are of value for patients that cannot move the arm sufficiently for traditional radial head capitellum views.
X-rays may show an irregular lucency of the capitellum and sometimes loose bodies within the joint.
Item minima in quibusdam non sunt, ut avis avicula avicella, caput capitulum capitellum.
Discussion for this course will center on indication and use for: headless screws, radial head plates, radial heads, and capitellum replacement.
The concave surface of the radial head matches the convex capitellum and provides stability to the lateral aspect of the elbow joint.
Osteochondritis dissecans (OCD) of the capitellum is an articular cartilage lesion with disruption of the subchondral bone.
Coronal shear fractures of distal humerus usually involve the capitellum and a variable part of the trochlea [1].
Eight cases had a concomitant distal ulnar fracture, while 6 cases were associated with other injuries--lower limb fractures or ligament sprains (4 cases), homolateral coronoid fracture (1 case) and contralateral radial capitellum fracture (1 case).