Elbow Imaging with an Emphasis on MRI

  • Lynne S. Steinbach
  • Marco Zanetti


Imaging of the elbow can demonstrate a wide range of elbow abnormalities that involve osseous structures, articular surfaces, ligaments, muscles, tendons, bursae, and nerves. In the following discussion, the elbow anatomy — with variants and pitfalls as well as commonly encountered osseous and soft-tissue pathology — will be addressed. The emphasis will be on their magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) appearances.


Ulnar Nerve Radial Head Magnetic Resonance Arthrography Osteochondral Lesion Osteochondritis Dissecans 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lynne S. Steinbach
    • 1
  • Marco Zanetti
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of California San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital BalgristZurichSwitzerland

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