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19 Possible Causes for Abnormal X-Ray of the Elbow

  • Elbow Fracture

    Other investigations that help diagnose an elbow fracture include: X-ray of the elbow is a radiological test carried out to look for abnormalities in bone structures of the[] X-ray of lateral elbow with abnormal fat pads.[] Your doctor diagnoses elbow fracture by performing a physical examination.[]

  • Radial Head Dislocation

    Abstract Congenital radial head dislocation is a rare condition which is, however, the most common of all congenital pathologies of the elbow joint. This paper is a case report on a patient presenting with moderate pain and discomfort in one of his elbow joints, both of which were found to be affected by this[…][]

  • Radial Head Fracture

    BMJ Case Rep. 2018 Mar 28;2018. pii: bcr-2017-223228. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2017-223228. Author information 1 Department of Surgery, Sint Antonius Ziekenhuis, Utrecht, The Netherlands. 2 Department of Trauma Surgery, UMC Utrecht, Utrecht, the Netherlands. Abstract A 10-year-old girl presented to the emergency department[…][]

  • Tennis Elbow

    To determine the diagnostic accuracy of power Doppler and grey scale ultrasonography, assess the relationship between severity measures and neovascularity, and describe the intra-tendon distribution of neovascularity in chronic tennis elbow. Between group cross sectional study. Sports medicine clinic and radiology[…][]

  • Olecranon Bursitis

    Olecranon bursitis is a common condition characterized by pain, swelling and inflammation of the olecranon bursa. One third of episodes are septic. Painless swelling is the most common manifestation in non-inflammatory, aseptic form of olecranon bursitis. Most of the patients have difficulty in flexing the elbow beyond[…][]

  • Nail-Patella Syndrome

    Skeletal features include absent or hypoplastic patellae, patella dislocations, elbow abnormalities, talipes, and iliac horns on x ray.[] There may be difficulty fully straightening the elbow and X-rays may show abnormalities of the head of the radius bone.[] It is characterized by fingernail dysplasia, hypoplastic or absent patella, dysplasia of the elbows and iliac horns on X-ray.[]

  • Pronator Syndrome

    Imaging X-rays X-rays of the elbow are done to view any bony abnormality.[] An X ray of the elbow will be taken to rule out any bony abnormality which may be causing symptoms.[] Similarly, the clinician may attempt to compress the medial nerve at the elbow by pressing on it.[]

  • Kahrizi Syndrome

    All 3 sibs developed severe thoracic kyphosis at about 8 years of age, but skeletal X-rays revealed no vertebral abnormalities.[] They also developed contractures of the knee and elbow joints. The oldest brother had a large capillary hemangioma on the left cheek.[]

  • Ulnar Nerve Entrapment

    X-rays of the elbow can rule out any bone abnormalities and nerve conduction studies can help to determine how the nerve is working.[]

  • Coxoauricular Syndrome

    Upon X-rays examination no abnormalities could be seen. This syndrome is inherited as autosomal dominant.[] Upon X-rays examination no abnormalities could be seen. This syndrome is inherited as autosomal dominant.[] All other joints had abnormal range of motion. Kypho-scoliosis was present in the father only. Father's family was normal.[]

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