radial collateral ligament


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ra·di·al col·lat·er·al lig·a·ment of el·bow joint

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the ligament that connects the lateral epicondyle of the humerus with the anular ligament of the radius.

radial collateral ligament

(1) Radial carpal collateral ligament; ligamentum collaterale carpi radiale [NA6].
(2) Radial collateral ligament (of elbow); ligamentum collaterale radiale (articulatio cubiti) [NA6].
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Inability to perform a chair rise test in which the patient is asked to raise his or her body from an armless chair using his or her hands is another positive sign indicating a tear of the radial collateral ligament.
Both the radial collateral ligament and lateral ulnar collateral ligament play important roles in preventing posterolateral rotational instability and either, or both, may be torn with this clinical presentation.
The radial collateral ligament originates from the lateral epicondyle and terminates indistinguishably in the annular ligament, which stabilizes the proximal radioulnar joint (Fig.
Overly aggressive surgical procedures, such as common extensor tendon release or radial head resection, can also lead to radial collateral ligament injury.