epicondyle


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Related to epicondyle: lateral epicondyle, Medial epicondyle

epicondyle

 [ep″ĭ-kon´dīl]
an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle.

ep·i·con·dyle

(ep'i-kon'dīl), [TA]
A projection from a long bone near the articular extremity above or upon the condyle.
Synonym(s): epicondylus [TA]
[epi- + G. kondylos, a knuckle]

epicondyle

/epi·con·dyle/ (-kon´dīl) an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle.

epicondyle

(ĕp′ĭ-kŏn′dĭl, -dl)
n.
A rounded projection at the end of a bone, located on or above a condyle and usually serving as a place of attachment for ligaments and tendons.

epicondyle

[ep′ikon′dəl]
Etymology: Gk, epi + kondylos, knuckle
a projection on the surface of a bone above its condyle. epicondylar, adj.

ep·i·con·dyle

(ep'i-kon'dīl) [TA]
A projection from a long bone near the articular extremity above or on the condyle.
Synonym(s): epicondylus [TA] .
[epi- + G. kondylos, a knuckle]

Epicondyle

A projection on the surface of a bone; often an area for muscle and tendon attachment.
Mentioned in: Tennis Elbow

epicondyle

a projection from a long bone adjacent to articular extremity

epicondyle

an eminence upon a bone, above its condyle, as in the distal extremity of the humerus and femur.
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Elbow stiffness following malunion of a fracture of the lateral epicondyle of the humerus in a child: a case report.
Another study used the distance from the pubic tubercle to the femoral medial epicondyle as a longitudinal reference line and the distance from the pubic tubercle to the greater trochanter of the femur as a horizontal reference line, but the obtained distances were based on straight lines and did not localize the NEP on the surface of the skin (Kwon et al.
2] above the level of the epicondyle, at the cubital tunnel and below the medial epicondyle, respectively.
In addition, as showed in the scatter diagrams, data from segments that were more than 4 cm distal to the medial epicondyle of humerus were dispersed [Figure 1] and [Figure 2] indicating that data of segments that were more than 4 cm distal to the medial epicondyle of humerus were not stable and might be not reliable.
Based on normal anatomy which is mentioned in all textbooks and articles focused on human anatomy and hand surgery, the FDS and FDP originate in the forearm, at the medial epicondyle of the elbow.
In this study, the entrapments in the medial epicondyle distal were considered as HUA lesions (cubital tunnel syndrome), which was the terminology used by Campbell (14).
The branches were measured in reference to the elbow articular line, (determined by the medial and lateral epicondyles of humerus) by a divider and a ruler.
Findings include thinning, partial tearing or avulsion of the common extensor tendon origin at the lateral epicondyle.
Abduct the little finger and look for the contraction of the FCU; its contraction can usually be seen at its distal tendon, more proximally at its belly, and at its proximal tendon near the medial epicondyle of the humerus.
A point at the wrist 8 cm proximal to the active electrode, a point below the elbow 3-4 cm distal to the medial epicondyle, and a point above the elbow 10-12 cm proximal to the second site were used to stimulate the ulnar nerve.
41) (Piriyaprasarth et al 2008) was placed along a line between the greater trochanter of femur and the lateral femoral epicondyle, and a line between the lateral femoral epicondyle and lateral malleolus (Figure 3).