olecranon


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olecranon

 [o-lek´rah-non]
the bony projection of the ulna at the elbow. adj., adj olec´ranal.
The olecranon.

o·lec·ra·non

(ō-lek'ră-non, ō'lē-krā'non), [TA]
The prominent curved proximal extremity of the ulna, the upper and posterior surface of which gives attachment to the tendon of the triceps muscle, the anterior surface entering into the formation of the trochlear notch.
[G. the head or point of the elbow, fr. ōlenē, ulna, + kranion, skull, head]

olecranon

(ō-lĕk′rə-nŏn′)
n.
The large process on the upper end of the ulna that projects behind the elbow joint and forms the point of the elbow.

o·lec′ra·nal (-nəl), o′le·cra′ni·al (ō′lĭ-krā′nē-əl)(-nē-ən), o′le·cra′ni·an (-nē-ən) adj.

o·lec·ra·non

(ō-lek'ră-non) [TA]
The prominent curved proximal extremity of the ulna, the upper and posterior surface of which gives attachment to the tendon of the triceps muscle, the anterior surface entering into the formation of the trochlear notch.
Synonym(s): elbow bone, point of elbow.
[G. the head or point of the elbow, fr. ōlenē, ulna, + kranion, skull, head]

olecranon

The hook-shaped upper end of one of the forearm bones (the ulna) that projects behind the elbow joint, fitting into a hollow on the back of the lower end of the upper arm bone (humerus) and forming the point of the elbow. The olecranon prevents over-extension of the elbow.
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One of the common injuries of the proximal ulna are the fractures of the olecranon and are around 10% of the upper extremity fractures.
Inflammation of the olecranon bursa (fluid-filled sacs that support musculoskeletal movements) may arise from septic and nonseptic causes [1].
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the right elbow reported the following: intra-articular minimal effusion, at the site of the posterior bursa of olecranon in T2a sections and hyper-T1a sections, hypoisointense, approximately 44 * 21 * 32 mm sized, complicated tissue, although IV contrast MRI studies obtained nothing but minimal changes.
familiaris (amplitud de la incisura troclear, desarrollo de la fosa radial, desarrollo del tuberculo subcoronoideo, superficie rugosa del mismo, olecranon mas robusto e inclinado), estos dos elementos oseos son asignados a esta especie.
Septic bursitis (SB) is characterised by inflammation secondary to bursal infection and most commonly involves the olecranon and prepatellar bursa due to their superficial locations.
pygmaeus se presentan unos origenes similares, aunque se describe la cabeza ulnar por separado, originandose desde el proceso coronoides y el olecranon (ACKERMANN, 2003; PRIMROSE, 1900).
El musculo extensor carpo ulnar (carpi ulnaris) nacio en el epicondilo lateral del humero y cara lateral del olecranon, su tendon paso por el surco lateral del extremo distal de la ulna y se inserto en el extremo proximal del metacarpo V.
Common sites for periosteal nodules are the olecranon process, proximal ulna, back of the heel, the occiput, and ischial tuberosities.
Forty contributions describe procedures for repairing such injuries as radial head fractures, olecranon fractures, distal biceps tendon rupture, ulnar collateral ligament injuries, and nerve decompression, as well as reconstructive techniques for capitellar replacement, interposition arthroplasty, convertible total elbow replacement, and anconeus arthroplasty.
Title: Nasal Reconstrution in Revisional Rhinoplasty with Rib Graft and Olecranon Graft: Two Cases of Report
Entre los epicondilos se halla la fosa del olecranon, que es profunda y dentro de la cual se proyecta la apofisis anconea del cubito.
He had surgery six days later to repair a stress fracture of the olecranon, a bone behind the elbow.