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11 Possible Causes for Elbow Swelling, Inability to Supinate Forearm

  • Medial Epicondylitis of the Elbow

    Symptoms include pain and tenderness on the inside of the elbow. Bruising and swelling may be present for more servere injuries.[sportsinjuryclinic.net] […] to resist force Posterior interosseous nerve compression syndrome Pain isolated at the lateral epicondyle Lateral epicondylitis Milking maneuver Forearm supinated, shoulder[aafp.org] Ongoing sport participation without proper treatment may lead to an increase in the severity of the elbow pain, elbow swelling, and eventually decreased performance, like[dubinchiro.com]

  • Radial Head Dislocation

    Symptoms: Pain, mainly on the outside of the elbow Swelling Decreased range of motion of the elbow Decreased supination or pronation (turning palm up or down) How is it diagnosed[sportsandortho.com] Failure to treat appropriately can lead to joint instability and inability to supinate and pronate the forearm normally. Editors: Anthony J. Busti, MD, PharmD, FNLA, FAHA[ebmconsult.com] The most common symptoms of a radial head fracture include: Pain on the outside of the elbow Swelling in the elbow joint Difficulty in bending or straightening the elbow accompanied[orthoinfo.aaos.org]

  • Humero-Radial Synostosis

    Presentation : acute, severe pain and swelling in the forearm and elbow. Damage may occur to the posterior interosseous nerve.[patient.info] Inability to supinate forearm is major complaints.[boneandspine.com] Pathology (9): The articular surfaces between the humerus and ulna have been virtually obliterated following a long period of pain, swelling and loss of function in the elbow[arthritisresearch.us]

  • Humero-Ulnar Synostosis

    Pathology (9): The articular surfaces between the humerus and ulna have been virtually obliterated following a long period of pain, swelling and loss of function in the elbow[arthritisresearch.us] Inability to supinate forearm is major complaints.[boneandspine.com] An abnormal carrying angle of the elbow [angle between arm and forearm axis. With age, as the child approaches teenage symptomatic radial head subluxation may develop.[boneandspine.com]

  • Radial Nerve Palsy

    Unrelieved pressure on the radial nerve (from things such as sleeping with the arm trapped under the body) Injury that results in swelling around the nerve Use of crutches[fairview.org] […] to perform forearm supination.[symptoma.com] These may include: A supportive splint at either the wrist or elbow to help prevent further injury and relieve the symptoms.[medlineplus.gov]

  • Acquired Wrist Drop

    swelling • Trauma • Ulnar nerve subluxation 11 12.[slideshare.net] forearm, reduced ability to supinate the hand, reduced ability to abduct the thumb and sensory loss to the posterior surface of the arm and hand.[bionity.com] […] extend the forearm, reduced ability to supinate the hand, reduced ability to abduct the thumb and sensory loss to the posterior surface of the arm and hand.[en.wikipedia.org]

  • Congenital Longitudinal Deficiency of the Ulna

    ,taps,jars,carrying keys,pens,buttons past history: neck,treatment,injury,surgery,similar episodes Exam Neck, Shoulder and Elbow Exam look: swelling(olec bursa or RA nodule[flinders.edu.au] Inability to supinate forearm is major complaints.[boneandspine.com] As well as education, immobilising the elbow with splints can reduce swelling and can help to identify the location of nerve irritation.[physio-pedia.com]

  • Holt Oram Syndrome

    A 30-year-old woman presented with the chief complaints of pain and swelling in the right elbow joint. There was no history of fall, fever, or weight loss.[aeronline.org] These abnormalities may result in an inability of the patients to fully extend or medially rotate the arms, nor can they perform pronation and supination in some cases.[symptoma.com] […] three phalangeal joints of the thumb), underdevelopment of radius and ulna, the fusion of thenar and carpal bones with the thumb, and abnormal position of the thumb and forearm[symptoma.com]

  • Widow's Peak Syndrome

    Indications for possible fracture include significant swelling or bruising of the elbow area or a mechanism of injury not consistent with nursemaid elbow (for example, fall[emedicinehealth.com] If you notice a deformity, large swelling, bruising, or anything else concerning to you, go to the emergency department for evaluation of your child.[emedicinehealth.com] Nursemaid Elbow Exams and Tests The doctor will obtain the history of how the injury happened by asking what occurred just before the event or what activities were being performed[emedicinehealth.com]

  • Tendon Rupture

    It kind of hurts to bend your elbow or lift your arm and you are starting to notice swelling and bruising around the front of your elbow or forearm. What should you do?[kcbj.com] Weakness in the forearm and elbow accompanied by a lack of supination when compressing the biceps belly (the biceps squeeze test) and the inability to palpate the distal biceps[symptoma.com] When the distal biceps tendon is ruptured or torn, patients experience sudden pain often followed by bruising or swelling above or below the elbow.[rushortho.com]

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