Structures

  • Elbow joint (formed by; humerus, radius and ulna)
  • Radial collateral ligament
  • Ulnar collateral ligament

NameOriginInsertionFunction
Radial collateral ligament- Epicondyle of humerus- Lateral portion of annular ligament- Stabilise lateral side of elbow joint
- Limits varus stress on the elbow
Ulnar collateral ligament (3 parts):
- Transverse
- Anterior
- Posterior
- Triangular band
- Medial epicondyle of humerus
- Anterior: Coronoid process
- Posterior: Olecranon
- Transverse: Side of ulna
- Stabilise the medial side of elbow joint
- Limits valgus stress on the elbow