Elbow Fracture

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28 05, 2019

Overview of Elbow Fracture

By |2019-07-09T08:09:15+00:00May 28th, 2019|Categories: Orthopedic|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Elbow fractures mainly occur in the olecranon, the pointed bone at the elbow tip, where the bone cracks or breaks. This is a common injury that can be a part of a more severe condition or an isolated incident. If the bone breaks into parts and those parts become displaced within the elbow, this is called displaced fracture. A fracture in which bone sticks out by the skin is called an open fracture. The elbow joint comprises of bone, ligaments, cartilage, and fluid. Tendons and muscles help to move the elbow joint.  The three bones of elbow: the radius, [...]