Elbow instability secondary to lateral epicondylar nounion i
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Fractures of the lateral epicondyle are commonly seen in the pediatric population but are rare injuries in adults. They occur more frequently as avulsion fractures during an episode of acute posterolateral or varus instability in which the lateral collateral ligament complex avulses a bone fragment with its attachment. Nonunion after a conservatively treated lateral epicondylar fracture has been previously described in adults, but typically, these patients are asymptomatic without any complaint of elbow instability. This article presents the case of a 36-year-old woman with a symptomatic lateral epicondyle nonunion who underwent removal of and epicondylar fragment and ligament repair with an excellent clinical outcome...

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