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Elbow contracture following operative fixation of fractures about the elbow.

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Summary of "Elbow contracture following operative fixation of fractures about the elbow."

The rates of elbow contracture and contracture release after surgically treated elbow trauma are poorly defined. The purpose of this study was to define the incidence of elbow contracture diagnosis and release after surgical treatment for elbow trauma.

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Name: JSES open access
ISSN: 2468-6026
Pages: 261-265

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Region of the body immediately surrounding and including the ELBOW JOINT.

Inflammation (tendinitis) or degeneration (tendinosis) of the tendons of the elbow.

Replacement for an elbow joint.

Replacement of the ELBOW JOINT.

Disease involving the RADIAL NERVE. Clinical features include weakness of elbow extension, elbow flexion, supination of the forearm, wrist and finger extension, and thumb abduction. Sensation may be impaired over regions of the dorsal forearm. Common sites of compression or traumatic injury include the AXILLA and radial groove of the HUMERUS.

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