The elbow is a hinge joint comprised of 3 bones: humerus, radius and ulna. An
injury to this area may cause an elbow fracture.
An olecranon (oh-LEK-rah-nun) fracture is a break in the bony "tip" of the elbow.
This pointy segment of bone is part of the ulna, one of the three bones that come
NYU Langone orthopaedic surgeons diagnose shoulder and elbow fractures
using a ... A fracture may be a thin crack in a bone, called a hairline fracture.
related talks: children's broken elbow; radial head fracture (type of broken ... If
there is a hairline crack, but the bone fragment doesnt move out of position, then
Aug 12, 1999 ... Q. Six weeks ago, I slipped and fell on my arm. A nurse practitioner X-rayed my
elbow and said I had a hairline fracture of a bone in the lower ...
A radial head fracture is a type of broken elbow. ... Mason 1 is a hairline crack (
the broken bone fragment doesnt move), Mason 2 the bone fragment moves >2 ...
Sep 24, 2015 ... Elbow fracture is injury that involves bones forming the elbow joint. Correct and
timely treatment is essential to restore normal elbow function.
Nov 12, 2016 ... Serious injuries, such as fractures (a bone break) and dislocations, can damage
the bones and other structures of your elbow, resulting in ...
Caused by application of repetitive strain and excessive training, hairline
fractures are minute cracks on the bones, which can become severe if not