collateral ligament


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collateral ligament

[kə¦lad·ə·rəl ′lig·ə·mənt]
(anatomy)
Any of various stabilizing ligaments on either side of a hinge joint such as the knee or elbow.
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Thumb ulnar collateral and radial collateral ligament injuries.
Effect of olecranon resection on joint stability and strain of the medial ulnar collateral ligament. Orthopedics 2008;31:648.
A moderate amount of thickened, fibrotic tissue overlaid the ruptured medial collateral ligament, which precluded identification and primary closure of the ruptured ends of the ligament itself.
reported 5 cases of fragment excision of the medial epicondylar fragment and medial collateral ligament repair using suture anchors [6].
Caption: Figure 2 (A, B, C)--Lateral carpus: TMLDE=tendon of the muscle lateral digital extensor, LCLS = lateral collateral ligament, superficial component, LCLD = lateral collateral ligament, deep component.
The lateral collateral ligament reconstruction involves identification of the common peroneal nerve and retracting it out of the way to avoid damage during surgery (Moatshe, Dean, Chahla, Cruz, & Laprade, 2016).
Association of Isolated Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear in Various Grades of ACL Injured Knees
Sneppen, "The medial collateral ligament of the elbow joint: Anatomy and kinematics," Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, vol.
The ulnar collateral ligament is a ligament on the inside part of the elbow.
Keywords: Knee, Multiligament injuries, Medial collateral ligament, Medial patellofemoral ligament, Patellar dislocation.
A Nou Camp spokesman said: "Messi has a tear in the internal collateral ligament of his left knee.