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a dense cluster of flowers or foliage

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fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

an arrangement of leafy branches forming the top or head of a tree

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Panner's disease tends to be self-limiting and presents as a focal osteonecrosis of the entire capitellum.
63) The ulna is displaced posteriorly relative to the humerus, resulting in impaction of the coronoid process against olecranon and posterior capitellum against the radial head (Figure 13).
In the early stages, when the main complaint is pain without loss of motion and there is oedema in the capitellum on MRI, rest and anti-inflammatories are all that are required.
The radial head, capitellum view: useful technique in elbow trauma.
The precise etiology of osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum is not entirely understood.
McKee, "Fractures of capitellum and trochlea," Orthopedic Clinics of North America, vol.
Due to the acute nature of the patient's pain and the extreme difficulty moving her elbow, she was referred for ultrasound and radiographic imaging to rule out more sinister differentials (osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum or radiocapitellar arthritis).
This results in posterolateral rotatory instability, where the radial head subluxes posteriorly off the capitellum.
MRI revealed erosions of the articular surfaces of the radial head and capitellum and decreased subchondral marrow signal that is isointense to the surrounding muscle (Figure 1).
On x-ray, the capitellum looks fragmented and rocky Get a CT scan to rule out a tumor.
Evaluating the relationship of the capitellum to the distal humerus makes the diagnosis.
of Patients Olecranon fracture 6 Coronoid fracture 5 Radial-head fracture 17 Capitellum fracture 3 Epicondyle fracture 1 Posterior dislocation 2 Joint effusion 4 Total 38 TABLE 2 Clinical Performance of the Elbow-Extension Test Bone Injury No Bone Injury Unable to Extend 37 22 (positive test) Able to Extend 1 50 (negative test) Sensitivity = 97.
Flattening of the capitellum was demonstrable on the lateral view.
In 2007, surgeons are, for the first time, using SBi's new UNI-Elbow[TM] Radio Capitellum System.
In addition, other criteria like the restriction of the clear space between olecranon and capitellum and transaction of the capitellum by anterior humeral line on the lateral radiograph were also employed.