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Journal of the Korean Shoulder and Elbow Society 2009;12(2):250-254.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5397/CiSE.2009.12.2.250    Published online December 31, 2009.
Operative Treatement of Snapping Triceps Syndrome and Ulnar Nerve Dislocation
Ho Jung Kang, Hee Young Lee, Jeong Gil Lee, Sung Jae Kim, Soo Bong Hahn
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Yonsei University College of Medicine Seoul, Korea. kangho56@yuhs.ac
수술적으로 치료한 주관절 삼두근 탄발 증후군과 척골 신경 탈구 - 2예 보고 -
강호정·이희영·이정길·한수봉·김성재
연세대학교 의과대학 정형외과교실
Abstract
PURPOSE
Snapping triceps syndrome is dynamic condition in which medial head of triceps snaps (dislocates) over the medial epicondyle as the elbow is flexed. MATERIALS AND METHODS: The symptoms are pain or snapping at the medial aspect of the elbow and/or symptoms from coexisting ulnar nerve irritation. The diagnosis can be made by dynamic ultrasonography.
RESULTS
AND CONCLUSION: And successful outcome can be archived by operative treatment, which are ulnar nerve anterior transposition and tenotomy of medial head of triceps.
Key Words: Snapping triceps syndrome; Medial head of tricep; Dynamic ultrasonography; Tenotomy of medial head of triceps


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