musculus anconeus

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Synonyms for musculus anconeus

the muscle that extends the forearm and abducts the ulna in pronation of the wrist

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Course of the innervation supply of medial head of triceps muscle and anconeus muscle at the posterior aspect of humerus (anatomical study).
The reduction of pure lateral elbow dislocation is known to be difficult owing to high risk of incarceration such as swelling, soft tissue interposition such as anconeus muscle, brachialis muscle, ulnar nerve, or associated fractures [4, 5].
For management of patients with posttraumatic radiocapitellar or proximal radioulnar joint dysfunction, interpositional arthroplasties using the anconeus muscle have been proposed.
An external surgical approach of the right elbow was performed, using a curved, 4-cm incision between the extensor carpi ulnaris and the anconeus muscles. In the external region of the joint, the area corresponding to the radial head was found to be fully taken up by a bony mass originating in the ulna.