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Osteochondrosis of the Medial Epicondyle

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Description: Osteochondrosis / Stress Frx of Medial Epicondyle
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics
Discussion: - a traction apophysisitis of the medial epicondyle which needs to be distinguished from avulsion frx of the medial epicondyle - the medial epicondyle is an apophysis which is connected to the MCL as well as being connected to the flexor-pronator mass; - both of these structures will stress the apophysis w/ valgus stress

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Added: Mon Feb 04 2002
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