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35 Possible Causes for Abnormal X-Ray of the Elbow

  • Elbow Fracture

    X-ray of lateral elbow with abnormal fat pads.[nursingcenter.com] 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[orangeorthopaedics.com] Your doctor diagnoses elbow fracture by performing a physical examination.[ypo.education]

  • Olecranon Bursitis

    Orthopaedic Surgery First Online: 19 September 2014 Abstract Introduction The optimal management of olecranon bursitis is ill-defined. The purposes of this review were to systematically evaluate clinical outcomes for aseptic versus septic bursitis, compare surgical versus nonsurgical management, and examine the roles[…][doi.org]

  • Radial Head Fracture

    The most common injury seen in adults in the forearm is the radial head fracture. It is common as it occurs due to a fall on the outstretched hand and present clinically with pain and swelling around the elbow joint. Patient presents with a history of fall on an outstretched hand, rarely blunt trauma or[…][symptoma.com]

  • Tennis Elbow

    Five studies of tennis elbow are presented. Epidemiological studies showed an incidence of tennis elbow between 1 and 2%. The prevalence of tennis elbow in women between 40 and 50 years of age was 10%. Half of the patients with tennis elbow seek medical attention. Local corticosteroid injections were superior to the[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Entrapment Neuropathy

    X-rays of the elbow and wrist are essential to rule out possible associated bone or joint abnormalities, or alternative diagnoses.[patient.info] X-rays of the chest if a Pancoast's tumour is suspected.[patient.info]

  • Humerus Fracture

    They include Posterior fat pad Anterior fat pad (sail sign) Abnormal anterior humeral line Abnormal radiocapitellar line A posterior fat pad on a true lateral x-ray of the[merckmanuals.com] elbow is always abnormal; this finding is specific for joint effusion but not highly sensitive.[merckmanuals.com] Anteroposterior and lateral x-rays A fracture line may not be visible, but other x-ray findings may suggest fracture.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Radial Head Dislocation

    Although often reported in the literature, 'isolated' traumatic radial head dislocation in children is a rare condition which has not been studied extensively. There is very often a delay in diagnosis and treatment. Lincoln and Mubarak described the 'ulnar bow sign' in 1994. They accurately described the plastic[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • 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.[nebh.org] X-rays of the elbow and wrist are essential to rule out possible associated bone or joint abnormalities, or alternative diagnoses.[patient.info] X-rays of the chest if a Pancoast's tumour is suspected.[patient.info]

  • Osteoclastoma

    X-ray shows a well-defined osteopenic area in the medulla. Lesion should be excised and bone grafted.[patient.info] It is commonly accompanied by leg length discrepancy, knee and elbow angular deformities and other skeletal abnormalities.[patient.info]

  • Bone Tumor

    X-ray shows a well-defined osteopenic area in the medulla. Lesion should be excised and bone grafted.[patient.info] It is commonly accompanied by leg length discrepancy, knee and elbow angular deformities and other skeletal abnormalities.[patient.info]

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