What is an elbow ligament injury?

Also known as: elbow ligament tear, elbow ligament sprain.

Ligaments are bands of tissue that connect bones to one another. The elbow has three ligaments: The annular ligament, the radial collateral ligament and the ulnar collateral ligament. When an injury occurs to one of these ligaments, it is known as an elbow ligament injury.


Reviewed by: Craig J Spurdle, MD

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