dorsal radiocarpal ligament


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dor·sal ra·di·o·car·pal lig·a·ment

[TA]
the ligament that extends from the distal end of the radius posteriorly to the proximal row of carpal bones.

dor·sal ra·di·o·car·pal lig·a·ment

(dōr'săl rā'dē-ō-kahr'păl lig'ă-mĕnt) [TA]
The ligament that extends from the distal end of the radius posteriorly to the proximal row of carpal bones.
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20) In this technique, the dorsal capsular incision is started ulnar to Lister's tubercle, splitting the dorsal radiocarpal ligament longitudinally to the triquetrum.
Scapholunate instability (SLI) (also known as scapholunate dissociation or rotary subluxation of the scaphoid) is caused by a tear in the interosseous ligaments of the lunate, scaphoid and the capitate bone with a tear in the dorsal radiocarpal ligaments by acute dorsifexion injury or fractures of the distal radius.