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Arthrocentesis of the elbow.

Arthrocentesis of the elbow.
Arthrocentesis of the elbow.

The ulnohumeral joint is entered while the patient’s elbow is flexed at 60° and the wrist is pronated. The needle enters the joint’s lateral surface, between the lateral humeral epicondyle, the ulna, and the radial head.