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a flow of activities; a sequence of tasks.
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A 20-year-old male hockey player presented to the above clinic with swelling over the left olecranon process two days after bumping his elbow on the boards.
Common sites for periosteal nodules are the olecranon process, proximal ulna, back of the heel, the occiput, and ischial tuberosities.
Marker Side View Marker Location Frontal View of Marker Location Vertex Highest point of the head Central highest point of above the ear the head C2 Mandible Angle Centre of chin C7 At level of C7 spine, in Adam's Apple centre of neck segment AC Joint One marker at AC joint One marker at AC joint should be visible in both should be visible in both views views Humerus Greater tubercle of Same as side view Head the Ulna (head of marker but on the midline humerus) of the arm Elbow Olecranon Process of Ulna Level of the Olecranon Process of the Ulna Wrist Wrist Level with the side marker Finger Longest tip of the 3rd Longest tip of the 3rd Distal Phalanx Distal Phalanx Xiphoid Level with front marker, Base of Sternum on the midline of the trunk.
The olecranon bursa is a fluid filled sac-like structure that acts as a cushion, allowing the posterior skin of the elbow to glide past the olecranon process with minimal friction.
Proximally it has an olecranon process, and at its distal end is a styloid process.
Mid-arm-circumference is the circumference of the left upper arm, measured at midpoint of the distance from the acromion process of the shoulder to the tip of the olecranon process of the mid-elbow.
Nodules are the most common cutaneous manifestation of RA, and they typically form along pressure points--in this case, over the olecranon process of the elbow.