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Skull crushers gone wrong

Authors: Peter Mitchell Martin, DO; 
Peer Reviewer: R. “Max” Lystrup, MD, CAQ-SM
Editor: Alex Tomesch, MD, CAQ-SM

57 year-old weight-lifter presents after a painful pop in his left posterior elbow while doing elbow extensions. On exam he has significant posterior elbow bruising and weakness.

Figure 1: Peter Martin’s Images, AP and Lateral XR of patient’s left elbow



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