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Related to Anconeus: radial nerve, brachioradialis


n.1.(Anat.) A muscle of the elbow and forearm.
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(a) Axial T1 fat-saturated image demonstrates nonspecific T1 isointense mass-like enlargement of the subcutaneous soft tissues overlying the anconeus muscle along the posterolateral aspect of the elbow.
Ulnar nerve compression at the elbow caused by a prominent medial head of the triceps and an anconeus epitrochlearis muscle.
El musculo anconeo epitroclear (Anconeus epitrochlearis) es un musculo que se ha encontrado en P.
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.
Compression of the ulnar nerve within the cubital tunnel can occur secondary to direct trauma, repetitive stresses or replacement of the overlying retinaculum with an anomalous anconeus epitrochlearis muscle, which is found in 11% of the population.
However of the few cases reported of irreducible dislocations, Exarchou noted anconeus as the failure of closed reduction (4).
La definicion del termino DC abarca un grupo de enfermedades articulares, dentro de las cuales se encuentran el Processus coronoideus medialisulnae fragmentado (FPC), Processus anconeus no unido (PAN), la Osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) y la incongruencia de la articulacion del codo (7).
(67) In general, it can be tolerated by most patients but can be reinforced with an anconeus slide or Achilles tendon allograft if symptoms remain significant.
(3) Rarely, compression has been attributed to the presence of an accessory muscle - the anconeus epitrochlearis.