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The proximal aspect of the capsule was opened, and the annular ligament was found to be attenuated and to be effectively avulsed from its ulnar insertion.
The lateral aspect of the elbow is supported by several ligaments including the radial collateral ligament, the annular ligament, the quadrate ligament, and the lateral ulnar collateral ligament.
It then courses distally in a fan-like pattern before merging with the annular ligament and inserting via conjoined fibers onto the proximal ulna.
Stable fractures were subjected to conservative treatment while the unstable fractures underwent surgical stabilization; if there was displacement of C2 on C3 with an unusual widening or rotation of the body and neural arch and if complete disruption of the annular ligament was associated with the pedicle fracture, the lesion was judged as unstable.