Injuries around the elbow

The humerus of the upper arm and the paired radius and ulna of the forearm happen to form the elbow joint, a hinge joint in the upper arm. The bony eminence at the slope of the elbow is the olecranon process of the ulna. The antecubital fossa lies over the anterior aspect of the elbow

Injuries to the elbow are common, generally occur secondary to indirect trauma and are often accompanied by injury to shoulder or wrist joints. It is important to assess injuries promptly and exactly, taking into account age and the mechanism of injury, particularly because of the risk of associated vascular involvement. The elbow extension test is a useful screening tool for bony injury - although not reliable.

  • Pulled elbow
  • Fracture of the olecranon
  • Fracture of neck of the radius
  • Fracture of the head of the radius
  • Supracondylar fracture of the humerus
  • Fracture of the lateral condyle of the humerus
  • Fracture of the medial epicondyle of the humerus
  • Dislocation of the elbow joint
  • Fracture of the capitulum

Related Conference of Injuries around the elbow

November 11-12, 2019

2nd World Congress on Surgeons

Renaissance Polat Istanbul Hotel | Istanbul, Turkey
November 18-19, 2019

4th International Anesthesia and Pain Medicine Conference

Bali, Indonesia
November 21-22, 2019

World Congress on Orthopedics & Rheumatology

Singapore
November 25-26, 2019

World conference on Osteoarthritis and Its Complications

Sydney,Australia
March 30-31, 2020

11th International Congress on Surgery

Kyoto, Japan
April 13-14, 2020

6th International Conference on Anesthesia

London, UK
May 15-16, 2020

14th International Meeting on Anaesthetics & Sedatives

Sydney, Australia
May 15-16, 2020

Anesthesiology and Critical Care

Tokyo | Japan
May 25-26, 2020

European Conference on Surgery& Cosmetology

Barcelona, Spain
June 10-11, 2020

5th International Conference on Anesthesia

Frankfurt, Germany
August 24-26, 2020

5th European Otolaryngology-ENT Surgery Conference

Barcelona, Spain
September 14-15, 2020

10th World Congress on Frontiers in Plastic Surgery

| Tokyo, Japan
October 22-23, 2020

7th International Conference on Rhinology & Otology

Tokyo, Japan
October 26-27, 2020

World Congress and Expo on Surgery

Osaka, Japan

Injuries around the elbow Conference Speakers

Recommended Sessions

Related Journals

Are you interested in