4.4 of 17 Ratings
Figure 7 shows the CT scan of a 22-year-old professional baseball pitcher who has had elbow pain for the past 6 months despite rest from throwing. Management should consist of
cast immobilization for 6 weeks.
brief immobilization followed by rest for 6 weeks.
internal fixation with a compression screw.
internal fixation with a tension band wire.
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A 19-year-old college baseball player has posterior elbow pain despite non-operative treatment for 9 months. He developed acute worsening of pain and inability to throw. His imaging is shown in Figure A. What is the next most appropriate step in management?
Open removal of osteophytes
Ulnar nerve transposition
Internal fixation with a compression screw
Cast immobolization, followed by gradual return to strengthening program