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Posterior Impingement Syndrome of elbow

Posterior impingement of the elbow joint usually occurs due to repeated extension of the elbow. This syndrome may lead to the development of bone spurs (extra bone that forms on the edge of an existing bone) and inability to extend the elbow.

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Osteochondritis Dissecans in the Elbow

Osteochondritis dissecans, also referred to as OCD of the elbow, is a disorder characterized by cracks in the articular cartilage or the lining of the elbow joint. When this cartilage loses blood supply, it can begin to wear down and crack, leading to damage to the underlying bone. Osteochondritis dissecans in the elbow most commonly occurs in the capitellum, the end of the humerus (upper arm bone) that is part of the elbow joint. Osteochondritis dissecans occurs in athletes who are still growing, most commonly affecting adolescent athletes.

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    Dr. Jay Kimmel

  • Dr. Jay Kimmel is an orthopedic surgeon with Advanced Orthopedics New England. Dr. Kimmel specializes in Sports Medicine with an emphasis on shoulder and knee injuries.
  • Assistant clinical professor in both the department of family medicine and department of orthopedics at the University of Connecticut.
  • Dr. Kimmel is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery.
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    Dr. Steven Schutzer

  • Dr. Steve Schutzer is a Founding Member and Medical Director of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Institute at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center,
  • President of the Connecticut Joint Replacement Surgeons, LLC and Physician Executive for the Orthopedic Service Line at Trinity Health Of New England.
  • Highly sought-after national speaker on value-based healthcare.
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We suggested this condition because you mentioned these symptoms:

This is not a medical diagnosis. If you are in extreme pain, please dial 911 or go to emergency.

Where does it hurt?

Back

How did you hurt it?

Overused it

Are you 18 or older?

Yes

Can you straighten it?

No

Do you need to see a doctor?

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