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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0-19.0, 22.0-26.0, 36.0-38.0 respectively were used to cover (bladder) 40% (approximately) of arm circumference midway between the acromion and olecranon process. 80% to 100% of the arm circumference will be covered by the cuff bladder.
Sometimes the tip of the olecranon process was osteotomized and removed.
Midarm circumference is measured by a flexible tape at a point midway between the tip of the acromion process of the scapula and the olecranon process of the ulna with the flexion at the elbow joint.
For the TB, the electrodes were placed parallel to the muscle fibers about 2 cm laterally from the midline of the arm, and about 50% from the distance between the acromion and the olecranon process. For the RA, the electrodes were placed 3 cm apart and parallel to the muscle fibers of the RA so that they were located ~2 cm lateral and across from the umbilicus over the muscle belly.
The olecranon fossa at humerus and the olecranon process at ulna are connected with each other as shown in Figure 2.
The initial physical examination demonstrated a mobile, 2.5 cm x 2 cm soft-tissue mass over the dorsal aspect of the left forearm, just distal to the olecranon process. The mass was not tender to palpation, and there were no overlying skin changes or regional adenopathy.
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.