- The radiocapitellar line is made by a line passing through the middle of the radius where it should pass through the capitellum.
- It should also intersect with the anterior humeral line within the capitellum.
- This radiographic line is used when assessing for the presence of a radial bone fracture or radial head dislocation.
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Editors: Anthony J. Busti, MD, PharmD, FNLA, FAHA