1. process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
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  • With the elbow flexed at 90 degrees, the needle is inserted 0.5 cm into the skin between the olecranon and the medial epicondyle, and 3 to 5 ml of solution is injected.
  • In injuries to the elbow, the most common type was contusion with laceration or bursitis around the olecranon bone; falling and a blow against the surface of the ice was a typical mechanism of injury.
  • Bursitis of the elbow Bursitis in the elbow is often associated with the olecranon bursa,…
  • Painless swelling of the posterior elbow at the outer tip of the olecranon in a patient complaining of repetitive friction to the elbow indicates olecranon bursitis.
  • He developed various prosthetic devices, including a bi-cortical screw fixation for the olecranon.
  • Tenderness of the triceps tendon is present at or just superior to the attachment on the olecranon and increases with extension performed under resistance.
  • The Epitrochleo-anconæus, a small muscle often present runs from the back of the inner condyle to the olecranon, over the ulnar nerve. IV. Myology. 7e. The Muscles and Fasciæ of the Forearm
  • The _flexor carpiulnaris_ (flexor metacarpi medius) has two heads of origin; one, the larger, originates from the epicondyle of the humerus and the other from the posterior surface of the olecranon. Lameness of the Horse Veterinary Practitioners' Series, No. 1
  • It is important to recognize that these injuries can occur in isolation or in association with other fractures of the distal part of the humerus, the radial head, or the olecranon.
  • The ulnar nerve passes medial to the olecranon process and behind the medial epicondyle in the cubital tunnel.
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