Which radiographic findings are characteristic of osteoarthritis (OA of the elbow?

Updated: Jun 10, 2020
  • Author: Carlos J Lozada, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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The elbow is not commonly affected in osteoarthritis. However, elbow arthritis (see the images below) can occur as a result of trauma.

Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; however, it can occur with a history of previous trauma.
Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; however, it can occur with a history of previous trauma.
Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; Osteoarthritis of the elbow is not commonly seen; however, it can occur with a history of previous trauma.

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