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Examination of Elbow

  • Devendra Kumar Chouhan
  • R. H. H Arjun
  • Prateek Behera
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Abstract

Elbow joint is trocho-ginglymoid joint between distal end of humerus, proximal ulna and radius. It consist of three articulation ulno-humeral, radio-humeral and proximal radio-ulnar joint. The trochoid (pivoting) components consist of the radiohumeral and proximalradioulnar joints, which allow for axial rotation of the forearm. The ginglymus (hinge) component is created by the ulnohumeral joint, allowing for flexion and extension

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Devendra Kumar Chouhan
    • 1
  • R. H. H Arjun
    • 2
  • Prateek Behera
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsPGIMERChandigarhIndia
  2. 2.Saroja Speciality ClinicBallariIndia
  3. 3.Department of OrthopaedicsAll India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS)BhopalIndia

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