Volan ganglion on radial head upper arm I have a cyst on upper arm?

Specific. Is the mass on the arm between the shoulder and elbow? Is it getting bigger and over how long a time? Does it pulsate? Does it move with the shoulder or elbow? Does it "tingle" when you thump it? These are things to think about when you see you see an orthopedic surgeon. He can decide what to do for you.

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My artifical radial head is loose n causing bone deteration what do you suggest I fell 8 yrs ago and shattered my dial head in my elbow now I am having trouble again this will b my 3rd surgery on this arm due this this im not sure I want to do it agai

What . What determines the need for surgery is the degree of symptoms that you are presenting with. If the pain is not too bad and you can live with it simply leave it alone. If you need surgery simply taking the prosthesis out is a very viable option. There can always be proximal migration of the radius giving you wrist problems along the way. This is called an essex-lopresti lesion. Since this is an 8 years old injury i highly doubt it will be a major issue any time soon. Read more...
The . The elbow, as you know from your experience, is a very complex joint(s) and in some ways behaves differently and is more complex than other joints. I.E risk of heterotopic bone formation (ho) you have options but need to be evaluated very carefully and with someone with extensive experience with elbows. One option for example is removal of the implant without replacement. As with any option this has both advantages and disadvantages i.E main one being the radius can migrate proximally. You and your doctor will have to weigh risks of leaving things as is versus risks of complications going in again i.E ho, radial nerve injury etc.. Read more...

Will excision of the radial head surgery improve rotation of my hand? Is there any chance of loosing strength of my arm after this surgery?

Yes. After excision of radial head, your rotation of the forearm should improve. Unless there are complications, you generally should not loose strength in the arm after you have made complete recovery from the surgery . In the long run you should do well. Read more...

I had accident last year, had fracture in right arm, so got my radial head removed and doc put a nail an wire around, for how long can I keep it inside?

It depends. From your description of your accident and injury, it's sounds like you had a radial head resection and some other forms of internal fixation. Orthopedic plates, screws, rods, wires and pins are commonly used surgically. They can typically be left inside your body without harm, but may require removal if they become noticeable or symptomatic. Presence of metal internally is not a problem. Read more...

Radial head fracture type 1, most pain in wrist/forearm, acute, severe, acetaminophen no help. Need arm for work. Ideas?

See TX doc. Acetominophen is not that strong for a fracture. You need to follow-up with the treating doc and for continuity of care, let them know your issues. Best wishes. Read more...
Treatment involves . a sling typically for a short time followed by range of motion. Pain in the wrist may suggest additional injury. of ligaments or other structures in the wrist or distal forearm.or elbow Check with your treating doctor. If things are otherwise ok and you are stiff, at times therapy is needed so elbow motion returns. . Read more...