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This article has reported the radiological signs in 109 cases of fluorotic elbow arthritis: sclerosis, irregularity and discontinuity of the articular surfaces; coarsened bone striation below the articular surface, trabecular coarsening and rarefaction, sparseness of trabeculae or density changes along with areas of cystic radiolucency. The author first suggested osteophyte formation in the lateral trochlear crest and ossification in the bilateral ligaments as the characteristic radiological signs for fluorotic elbow arthritis.