DESCRIPTION: This joint has two main articulations- 1. humero-ulnar which is between the trochlear notch of ulna and the trochlea of the humerus. 2. humero-radial which is the articulation between the capitulum and the head of radius. It has an articular capsule which is strengthened by the following ligaments.
BLOOD SUPPLY: Elbow anastomoses
MOVEMENTS: Hinge joint- hence movement is flexion and extension
School of Medicine
Creator: Oluwole Ogunranti