Madelung deformity

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Ma·de·lung de·for·mi·ty

(mah'dĕ-lūng),
a distal radioulnar subluxation due to a relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius, which, as a consequence, is abnormally inclined proximally and ulnarwards.
Synonym(s): carpus curvus

Ma·de·lung de·form·i·ty

(mah'dĕ-lung)
A distal radioulnar subluxation due to a relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius, which, as a consequence, is abnormally inclined proximally and ulnarward.

Madelung deformity

(mod′ĕ-lung″)
[Otto W. Madelung, Ger. surgeon, 1846–1926]
Displacement of the hand to the radial side due to relative overgrowth of the ulna.

Madelung,

Otto Wilhelm, German surgeon, 1846-1926.
Madelung deformity - a distal radial ulnar subluxation due to relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius. Synonym(s): carpus curvus
Madelung disease - accumulation and progressive enlargement of adipose tissue in the subcutaneous tissue of the head, neck, upper trunk, and upper portions of the upper extremities. Synonym(s): multiple symmetric lipomatosis
Madelung lipoma - fatty tumor.
Madelung neck - multiple symmetric lipomatosis confined to the neck.
Madelung subluxation - incomplete dislocation or luxation.