elbow (cubitus valgus and varus)

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elbow (cubitus valgus and varus)

def of cubitus valgus
- ..... ...... angle of the elbow
- ....... angle: is the angle btw the .... .... ... .... and that ... ... .....
- normally it ranges btw ...-... degrees being more in ......

def of cubitus valgus
- inc carrying angle of the elbow
- carrying angle: is the angle btw the axis of the upper arm and that of the forearm
- normally it ranges bte 5-15 degrees being more in females

causes of cubitus valgus
-...... fr of the .... .... .... is commonest cause. with time, the .... ..... bcome stretched resulting in .... ..... .....

causes of cubitus valgus
-malunited fr of the lateral humeral condyle is commonest cause. with time, the ulnar nerve bcome stretched resulting in delayed ulnar neuritis

tx of cubitus vulgus
-........ corrective ......... and ...... .... .... ....
- if there is delayed ulnar neuritis, .... ..... of the ulnar nerve is done

tx of cubitus vulgus
-supracondylar corrective osteotomy and above elbow plaster cast
- if there is delayed ulnar neuritis, ant transposition of the ulnar nerve is done

cubitus varus def
- ...... carrying angle ie: the ..... is deviated ....... in relation to the ..... arm

cubitus varus def
- reversed carrying angle ie: the forearm is deviated medially in relation to the upper arm

causes of cubitus varus

malunited supracondylar fr of the humerus

tx of cubitus varus

supracondylar corrective osteotomy and above elbow plaster cast

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