THE ELBOW AND FOREARM

THE ELBOW AND FOREARM

Elbow, ankylosis of

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Elbow, ankylosis of Unfavorable, at an angle of less than 50° or with complete loss of supination or pronatio

60 - 50
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Elbow, ankylosis of Intermediate, at an angle of more than 90°, or between 70° and 50°

50 - 40
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Elbow, ankylosis of Favorable, at an angle between 90° and 70°

40 - 30

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 45°

50 - 40
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 55°

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 70°

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 90°

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 100°

10 - 10
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of flexion limited to 110°

0 - 0

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 110°

50 - 40
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 100°

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 90°

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 75°

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 60°

10 - 10
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, limitation of extension limited to 45°

10 - 10

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Forearm, flexion limited to 100° and extension to 45°

20 - 20

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Elbow, other impairment of Flail joint

60 - 50
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Joint fracture, with marked cubitus varus or cubitus valgus deformity or with ununited fracture of head of radius

20 - 20

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Radius and ulna, nonunion of, with flail false joint

50 - 40

Nonunion in upper half, with false movement:

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With loss of bone substance (1 inch (2 5 cms.) or more)

and marked deformity

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without loss of bone substance or deformity

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Nonunion in lower half

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Malunion of, with bad alignment

10 - 10

Nonunion in lower half, with false movement:

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

With loss of bone substance (1 inch (2.5 cms.) or more)

and marked deformity

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Without loss of bone substance or deformity

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Nonunion in upper half

20 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Malunion of, with bad alignment

10 - 10

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

The hand fixed in supination or hyperpronation

40 - 30
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

The hand fixed in full pronation

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

The hand fixed near the middle of the arc or moderate pronation

20 - 20

 Limitation of pronation:

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Motion lost beyond middle of arc

30 - 20
Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

Motion lost beyond last quarter of arc, the hand does not approach full pronation

20 - 20

Limitation of supination:

Description Percentage
(Major - Minor)

To 30º or less

10 - 10

Note: In all the forearm and wrist injuries, codes 5205 through 5213, multiple impaired finger movements due to tendon tie-up, muscle or nerve injury, are to be separately rated and combined not to exceed rating for loss of use of hand.

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