Avulsion of the triceps tendon

J Trauma. 1975 Sep;15(9):827-9. doi: 10.1097/00005373-197509000-00013.


Two cases of the rare injury of avulsion of the triceps tendon are presented. The difficulties in clinical diagnosis and proper evaluation of the roentgenographic findings whenever present are discussed and the treatment is outlined.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Elbow / injuries*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Radiography
  • Rupture / diagnostic imaging
  • Tendon Injuries / diagnostic imaging*