Non-anatomical reconstruction of lateral ulnar collateral ligament of the elbow after tumor resection

Masuo Hanada, H. Kadota, T. Matsunobu, E. Shimada, Y. Iwamoto

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We present the case of an 80-year-old man with a tumor recurrence on his right arm 6 years after initial treatment. The lateral aspect of the elbow joint, involving overlaying skin, muscles, tendons, joint capsule, lateral collateral ligament complex, the lateral 1/3 of the capitellum, and lateral epicondyle of humerus were excised in the tumor resection. Intraoperative assessment revealed multidirectional instability of the elbow, and joint stabilization was needed. Because the lateral epicondyle was resected, graft placement in an anatomical position was impossible to carry out. Therefore, non-anatomical reconstruction of lateral ulnar collateral ligament with palmaris longus tendon graft was performed. The skin was reconstructed using an antegrade pedicled radial forearm flap. For wrist extension reconstruction, the pronator quadratus tendon was transferred to the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon. One year after the operation, elbow range of motion was 5–130°. The patient remains symptom free. The Mayo elbow performance score is good. The Musculoskeletal Tumor Society rating score is excellent. To our knowledge, this is the first report of an elbow lateral ulnar collateral ligament reconstruction after tumor resection.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)195-199
ページ数5
ジャーナルStrategies in Trauma and Limb Reconstruction
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DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 11 1 2015

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 整形外科およびスポーツ医学

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