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40 Possible Causes for Elbow Dimples

  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

    Dimpling of the skin below he acromion (the sulcus sign) indicates inferior humeral translation. This indicates instability of the shoulder joint.[boneandspine.com] Tests for Instability Sulcus sign In this test, the examiner grasps the patient’s elbow and applies downward traction.[boneandspine.com] In these positions, downward pressure exerted by the examiner at patients elbow or wrist. Muscle weakness or pain or both represent a positive test.[boneandspine.com]

  • Arthrocentesis

    A dimple is palpated dorsally over the radiocarpal joint, which serves as the entry point for the needle.[boneandspine.com] Elbow With the elbow in 90 flexion. The olecranon process, the lateral epicondyle, and the radial head are palpated.[boneandspine.com]

  • Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] Other deformities of the limbs (including shortening, webs, compression often due to cord wrapping, absent patellae, dislocated radial heads, and dimples).[patient.info]

  • Neurogenic Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita

    ,flexed and ulnarly deviated wrist AMC associated characteristics -Common to both type: clubfeet, flexed, and ulnarly deviated wrists, IR shoulders -Scoliosis Dimpling of[quizlet.com] Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] […] clubfeet, IR shoulders, extended elbows, flexed and ulnarly deviated wrists Child has flexed and dislocated hips, extended knees, clubfeet (equinovarus), IR shoulders, flexed elbows[quizlet.com]

  • Arthrogryposis due to Muscular Dystrophy

    Pterygia (these are winglike triangular membranes occurring typically in the neck, knees, elbows, ankles or fingers).[patient.info] Other deformities of the limbs (including shortening, webs, compression often due to cord wrapping, absent patellae, dislocated radial heads, and dimples).[patient.info]

  • Eosinophilic Fasciitis

    In patients with insidious onset or without treatment, skin changes can evolve from edema to induration and peau d' orange dimpling.[medpagetoday.com] At this stage, patients may also present with contracture of the tendons of the wrists, elbows, knees and ankles, and the Achilles tendon.[medpagetoday.com]

  • Melorheostosis

    However at the age of 5 weeks her mother noticed dimpling of the skin on her right thigh.[doi.org] As the months and years passed she was noted to have increasing right elbow, hip and knee flexion which progressed unrelentingly.[doi.org]

  • Pseudoxanthoma Elasticum

    Small, yellowish papular lesions form and cutaneous laxity mainly affects the neck, axillae (armpits), groin, and flexural creases (the inside parts of the elbows and knees[en.wikipedia.org] Many individuals have "oblique mental creases" (diagonal grooves of the chin). [2] PXE first affects the retina through a dimpling of the Bruch membrane (a thin membrane separating[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Humero-Ulnar Synostosis

    It was fixed in extension at a dimple, which represented the ‘elbow’ (Figures 1 and 2) ( Figure 2.[annsaudimed.net]

  • Humero-Radial Synostosis

    It was fixed in extension at a dimple, which represented the ‘elbow’ (Figures 1 and 2) ( Figure 2.[annsaudimed.net]

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