ulnar collateral ligament

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ul·nar col·lat·er·al lig·a·ment of el·bow joint

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the triangular ligament extending from the medial epicondyle of the humerus to the medial side of the coronoid process and olecranon of the ulna.

ulnar collateral ligament

(1) Ulnar collateral ligament (of elbow articulation); ligamentum collaterale ulnare (articulationis cubiti) [NA6]. 
(2) Ulnar carpal collateral ligament; ligamentum collaterale carpi ulnare [NA6].
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Last week, promising outfield prospect Micker Adolfo was diagnosed with a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and a tear in the flexor muscle.
It covers assessment, operative preparation, incisions, anesthesia, and nailbed repair, infections, flexor and extensor tendon repair, closed tendon ruptures, thumb MCP (metacarpophalangeal) joint ulnar collateral ligament repair, digital nerve repair, replantation and revascularization, the spaghetti wrist, local and regional hand flaps, and digital terminalization, with information on rehabilitation after the procedures.
The 29-year-old right-hander said Wednesday that he has a partial tear in the ulnar collateral ligament of his right elbow, which he is hoping a stem-cell injection will help heal.
Ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow is the major valgus stabiliser of the elbow.
A paper described 2 case reports of acute injuries sustained during attempted knuckle popping--a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb and subluxation of the extensor tendon of the fifth digit.
Injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow are more common than we'd wish in handball players.
The past few years have seen an uptick in injuries to the ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, the string that binds the upper and lower arm.
It is important to note the difference in terminology, as the TFCC refers to the entire complex, including the volar and dorsal radio-ulnar ligaments, ulnar collateral, ulnocarpal ligaments, as well as the articular disk.
Tommy John surgery, known in medical parlance as ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) reconstruction, is a surgical graft procedure in which the ligament in the elbow is replaced with a tendon from elsewhere in the body.
4 cm well defined homogeneous and mildly hyperechoic lesion abutting the ulnar collateral ligament of the interphalangeal joint.
Nathan tore his ulnar collateral ligament on Wednesday while pitching on a minor-league rehabilitation assignment with Triple-A Toledo.
10) MR arthrography is selectively performed for increased accuracy in detecting ulnar collateral ligament tears, osteochondral defects and intraarticular bodies.