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Related to collateral ligament: Radial collateral ligament, Fibular collateral ligament, Lateral collateral ligament
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Most injuries of the thumb are ligamentous injuries, usually involving an avulsion of the ulnar collateral ligament from the base of the proximal phalanx.
The elbow is one of the most stable joints due to the congruity of the articular surfaces and the soft tissues, which consist of the medial and lateral collateral ligaments (MCL and LCL) and muscles crossing the elbow.
2,8) When a skier falls with his or her hand caught in a ski pole, the ulnar collateral ligament of the metacarpophalangeal joint of the thumb may sustain significant stresses.
Prospective studies have shown no advantage of early collateral ligament repair over early motion following simple elbow dislocation.
Magnetic resonance (MR) imaging is an important imaging modality that is often used to diagnose damage to the ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) of the elbow.
He injured the medial collateral ligament in his knee, but he was only out for three weeks and he missed just two games.
USC tailback Chauncey Washington revealed Monday that his sprained knee was actually a tear of the medial collateral ligament, which explains why his recovery was so slow.
He confirmed that Odom suffered a moderately sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee in the first quarter Tuesday against Houston.
Tests revealed a partial tear of the medial collateral ligament and a complete tear of the posterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.
Cowan has played the past six games and is 2-4 as a starter, but Olson -- who was out with a torn medial collateral ligament in his left knee -- looks like he's healthy enough to play.
Sheller to redshirt: Freshman offensive lineman Sean Sheller was diagnosed with a torn medial collateral ligament in his right knee.
Gagne was the poster boy for the Dodgers' bad luck last year, his season cut to 14 games because of a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow.