Clinical Anatomy of the Elbow

  • Gregory BainEmail author
  • Michel van den Bekerom
  • Janak A. Mehta


This chapter provides an understanding in basic elbow anatomy. It is written from a perspective relevant for all who are involved in treatment of patients with elbow pathology. In the chapters describing different elbow pathologies, the anatomy is described more in detail. This chapter is focussed on anatomy concerning the elbow ligaments, muscles, bones and bony blood supply.


Anatomy Elbow Bone Ligament Muscle Nerve 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gregory Bain
    • 1
    Email author
  • Michel van den Bekerom
    • 2
  • Janak A. Mehta
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma SurgeryFlinders University, Flinders Medical CentreAdelaideAustralia
  2. 2.Shoulder and Elbow UnitOLVGAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma SurgeryRoyal Darwin HospitalDarwinAustralia

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