olecranon process


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Noun1.olecranon process - process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extendedolecranon process - process of the ulna that forms the outer bump of the elbow and fits into the fossa of the humerus when the arm is extended
appendage, outgrowth, process - a natural prolongation or projection from a part of an organism either animal or plant; "a bony process"
elbow bone, ulna - the inner and longer of the two bones of the human forearm
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Forearm circumference was measured at the midpoint between olecranon process of ulna and styloid process of radius bones by flexible measuring tape.
MUAC was measured using non-stretch tapes at the midpoint between the lateral acromion and distal olecranon process when arm flexed to 90 degrees at the elbow.
A 19-year-old male hockey player presented to a sports medicine clinic with localized swelling over the right olecranon process one day after striking his elbow on the ice.
It is most commonly encountered at tibial tuberosity, patella, pelvis, achilles tendon, plantar fascia, femoral trochanter, humeral tuberosity, olecranon process and the spine.
The axis of rotation was aligned as the line from the olecranon process through the humerus to the acromion process, ensuring that the subject had full, safe range of motion.
MRI both elbows without contrast showed findings consistent with bilateral Olecranon Bursitis with Inflammatory changes in surrounding soft tissue and Inflammation posterior to olecranon process on left elbow.
The triceps site was between the tip of the olecranon process of the ulna and acromion of the scapula.
Assessment of ROM Shoulder ROM Patient Fulcrum Position Flexion Supine Greater tuberosity Abduction Supine Coracoid process Adduction Supine Coracoid process External rotation Supine Olecranon process Internal rotation Supine Olecranon process Extension Prone Greater tuberosity Shoulder ROM Starting Position of the Limb Flexion Arm by the side of the body Abduction Arm by the side of the body Adduction Arm by the side of the body External rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Internal rotation Shoulder in 90[degrees] abduction and elbow in 90[degrees] flexion Extension Arm by the side of the body Table 2.
The olecranon process is opened with a small high speed burr to enter into the medullary canal of the proximal ulna.