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Coronoid Fractures

  • Nick G. LasanianosEmail author
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis
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Abstract

Fractures of the coronoid process are almost always secondary to impaction with the trochlea, occurring in 33 % of patients with elbow dislocation. They may also result after an avulsion of the brachialis muscle insertion. A common problem associated with this injury is stiffness, as also post-traumatic degenerative joint changes [1, 2].

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Nick G. Lasanianos
    • 1
    Email author
  • Konstantinos J. Doudoulakis
    • 2
  1. 1.Academic Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, School of MedicineUniversity of LeedsLeedsUK
  2. 2.Department of Trauma and OrthopaedicsImperial College Healthcare NHS TrustLondonUK

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