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.
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.