Acute Bilateral Elbow Pain After A Fall - Page #3
 

Lab Studies:
None

Other Studies:
Imaging: X-rays of bilateral elbows were unremarkable Case Photo #1
Case Photo #2
MRI left elbow: High grade partial tear of distal triceps tendon 1.2 cm from the tendon insertion with a gap measuring 1.6 cm; there is edema extending into the triceps muscle belly. The medial head of the triceps is intact. Olecranon bursitis, likely hemorrhagic, is also present.
MRI right elbow: High grade partial tear at the distal triceps myotendinous junction extending into the triceps muscle belly, associated with a moderate sized fluid collection. The muscular attachment of the medial head is spared. The tendon gap measures 1.8 cm.
Case Photo #3
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Consultations:
Orthopedic Surgery

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