chapter  5
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Elbow and Forearm

Based on the information presented in the case, determine (a) the differential diagnoses and (b) the clinical diagnosis.

Differential diagnoses: cervical disc or nerve root pathology, flexor pronator muscle tear, ulnar neuritis/ulnar nerve entrapment, medial epicondyle fracture, medial epicondylitis, valgus extension overload, medial triceps subluxation, olecranon osteophytes40,54

Clinical diagnosis: medial (ulnar) collateral ligament injury (sprain) with ulnar neuritis (caused by a traction force)