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Olecranon

olecranon

(Science: anatomy) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna which projects behind the articulation with the humerus and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

Origin: NL, fr.Gr.; elbow _ the head.


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... B and the azoles (itraconazole, fluconazole, and ketoconazole) appear to be the most effective medical treatment (11, 49, 67, 71, 93). Cure of olecranon bursitis generally requires bursectomy (47, 49). Repeated drainage has failed; however, drainage coupled with local instillation of amphotericin ...

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... focal or disseminated, chronic cutaneous/subcutaneous infection,6 bursitis,1 and, rarely, systemic infection.8 Soft tissue infections favor the olecranon bursa, sites of trauma, or surgical wounds exposed to soil or water (eg, hand tendon repair). The cutaneous lesion may vary in appearance, ...

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United Kingdom elbow related/ Sincerely, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Pathologic quiz case ...Olecranon bursitis due to Prototheca wickerhamii, an algal opportunistic pathogen. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1995;14:561-562. ... http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/ ...

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United Kingdom elbow related/ Sincerely, Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine: Pathologic quiz case ...Olecranon bursitis due to Prototheca wickerhamii, an algal opportunistic pathogen. Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis. 1995;14:561-562. ... http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/ ...

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