sigmoid notch


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Related to sigmoid notch: submandibular fossa, malar process

man·dib·u·lar notch

[TA]
the deep notch between the condylar and coronoid processes of the mandible.

sigmoid notch

a concavity on the superior surface of the mandibular ramus between the coronoid and condyloid processes.

man·dib·u·lar notch

(man-dibyū-lăr noch) [TA]
Deep notch between condylar and coronoid processes of mandible.
Synonym(s): sigmoid notch.
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In contrast, increased distance between the sigmoid notch and the distal ulna indicates dorsal ulnar dislocation.
14) The congruency method is a subjective measurement of the congruency from the distal ulna to the sigmoid notch.
Af Ekenstam (32) reported on the differing radii of curvature of the sigmoid notch and ulnar head.
Extra-articular malunion can be addressed by extra-articular osteotomy and restoration of radial anatomy with respect to the sigmoid notch and the distal ulna.
The sigmoid notch has also been reported as a site of malunion correction.
The reconstruction failed in only two patients: one with incompetent wrist ligaments and one with a sigmoid notch deficiency.
Watson then went on to further refine the procedure into the "matched" hemiresection, which emphasized the congruency of the resected distal ulna to the retained sigmoid notch.