olecranon


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olecranon

[ō′lek·rə‚nän]
(anatomy)
The large process at the distal end of the ulna that forms the bony prominence of the elbow and receives the insertion of the triceps muscle.
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Keywords: Locking Compression Plate, Mayo Elbow Performance Score, Mayo type II, Olecranon fracture, Tension Band Wiring.
He had undergone right olecranon bursectomy and tenotomy approximately two years prior to presentation, but reported good healing and no pain following this procedure, and otherwise denied recent trauma to the elbow.
There was electrophysiologic evidence on this examination of a severe, left ulnar nerve mononeuropathy at the elbow, at or distal to the medial epicondyle/ olecranon and distal to the innervation of the FCU; demyelinating and axonal loss neuropathic process affecting both motor and sensory fibers; and chronic denervation of the left first dorsal interosseous (1st DI) and abductor digiti minimi (ADM).
The humerus and ulna as well as radius form the elbow joint with their characteristic shape features: medial epicondyle, lateral epicondyle, olecranon fossa, and olecranon process.
The aim of this study is presenting a case of bilateral tophaceous gout over the olecranon.
brachyurus el olecranon presenta un desarrollo dorso-ventral proporcionalmente mas corto y sustancialmente mas desarrollado en sentido craneo-caudal, lo cual genera un olecranon mas robusto respecto a C.
KEY WORDS: chiropractic, bursitis, olecranon, prepatellar, infection, hockey
El musculo flexor ulnar del carpo (Flexor carpi ulnaris) presenta dos cabezas, una humeral que se origina en el epicondilo medial del humero; y una ulnar, que se origina en el olecranon, en los dos tercios proximales del margen caudal de la ulna y septos intermusculares adyacentes; y se insertan en el hueso carpoaccesorio (pisiforme) en S.
Assessment of ROM Shoulder ROM Patient Fulcrum Position Flexion Supine Greater tuberosity Abduction Supine Coracoid process Adduction Supine Coracoid process External rotation Supine Olecranon process Internal rotation Supine Olecranon process Extension Prone Greater tuberosity Shoulder ROM Starting Position of the Limb Flexion Arm by the side of the body Abduction Arm by the side of the body Adduction Arm by the side of the body External rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Internal rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Extension Arm by the side of the body Table 2.
Intramuscular myxoid lipoma in the proximal forearm presenting as an olecranon mass with superficial radial nerve palsy: a case report.
El musculo tensor de la fascia antibraquial (tensor fasciae antebrachii), largo y aplanado, tomo origen en la parte proximal de la cresta escapular, se adhirio en caudal y medial de la cabeza larga del triceps braquial, y termino a nivel del olecranon, donde se unio a la fascia antibraquial.