Elbow Radiograph

This webpage presents the anatomical structures found on elbow radiographs.

Elbow Radiograph – AP projection

1, Humerus. 2, Medial epicondyle. 3, Lateral epicondyle. 4, Olecranon fossa. 5, Capitulum. 6, Radius. 7, Radial head. 8, Ulna. 9, Olecranon. 10, Coronoid process.

Elbow Radiograph – Lateral projection

1, Humerus. 5, capitulum. 6, Radius. 7, Radial head. 8, Ulna. 9, Olecranon. 10, Coronoid process of ulna. 11, Lateral radiograph shows a positive fat pad sign in a patient with a nondisplaced fracture of the radial head. The anterior lucency represents the elevated anterior fat pad sign.

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