ulnar collateral ligament


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

[TA]
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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(2,5) Large valgus loads with rapid elbow extension produce tensile stresses on medial compartment restraints (ulnar collateral ligament, flexor-pronator mass and ulnar nerve) and shear stress in the posterior compartment (posteromedial tip of the olecranon, trochlea, olecranon fossa) and compression stresses laterally (radial head, capitellum).
Kreiner set the American record in May 2007 before suffering a torn ulnar collateral ligament, which required "Tommy John" surgery last July.
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