Deformities and Limitation of Movement of the Elbow
Deformities of the elbow in the sagittal plane (flexion and extension deformities) will result in reduction in the range of motion of the elbow but coronal plane deformities will not restrict motion (Fig. 27.1). Unlike what is seen in the shoulder, minor degrees of reduction of both flexion and extension will attract the attention of the parents even though they may not cause significant functional disability.
KeywordsCerebral Palsy Radial Head Skeletal Dysplasia Distal Humerus Body Proportion
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