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Degenerative Joint Disease of the Elbow

  • Jeremy E. Raducha
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Abstract

Degenerative joint disease of the elbow is a broad term which encompasses osteoarthritis and post-traumatic arthritis. This chapter will serve as a general overview for elbow arthritis including the epidemiology, joint anatomy, physical findings, and possible surgical interventions.

Keywords

Elbow arthritis Degenerative joint disease Elbow arthroplasty Ulnotrochlear joint Radiocapitellar joint Proximal radioulnar joint 

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© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeremy E. Raducha
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  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryWarren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityProvidenceUSA

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