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A 23-year-old right hand dominant minor league baseball pitcher presents with symptoms of right elbow valgus instability. Nine months ago the patient underwent a procedure to remove osteophytes from his right elbow. A preoperative MRI of the right elbow is found in Figure A. Which structure is likely damaged?
Lateral ulnar collateral ligament
Radial collateral ligament
Medial collateral ligament
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In valgus extension overload of the elbow, which letter in Figure A corresponds to the typical location of osteophytes formation?
Figure A exhibits arthroscopic images during posterior debridement of an overhead athlete. Excessive resection and removing normal olecranon most likely will lead to what pathology when returning to play?
Valgus elbow instability
Posterolateral rotatory instablity
Olecranon stress fracture
A 27-year-old professional baseball pitcher who underwent arthroscopic olecranon debridement continues to have medial-sided elbow pain during late cocking. Physical examination reveals laxity and pain with valgus stress testing. What is the most likely cause of his pain?
Excessive olecranon resection
Osteochondritis dissecans of the capitellum
Valgus extension overload