distal radioulnar joint


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dis·tal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

[TA]
the pivot synovial joint between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the radius; an articular disc passes across the distal part of the joint.

dis·tal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

(dis'tăl rā'dē-ō-ŭl'năr joynt) [TA]
The pivot synovial joint between the head of the ulna and the ulnar notch on the radius; an articular disc passes across the distal part of the joint.
References in periodicals archive ?
Axelrod, "Traumatic injuries of the distal radioulnar joint," The Orthopedic Clinics of North America, vol.
Ulnar impaction syndrome is a common cause of a spectrum of pathoanatomical changes to the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ).
Because of the manipulation of the forearm, which may be required during reduction and plating of the humerus, we chose to avoid fixation of the radius and the possible transfixion of the distal radioulnar joint until after the operation on the humeral shaft was completed.
Distal radioulnar joint injuries associated with fractures of the distal radius.
Malunion leads to detrimental alterations in radiocarpal, ulnocarpal and distal radioulnar joint mechanics with serious functional impairment.
The predominant radiologic findings include triangularization of the distal radial epiphysis with shortening of the ulnar segment, dorsal dislocation of the distal ulna that cannot be easily reduced, pyramidalization of the distal carpal row, shortening and bowing of the distal radius, and widening of the distal radioulnar joint. This constellation of findings is known as Madelung's deformity.
Due to continued pain, an MRI of the left wrist was obtained (Figure 1), revealing fluid in the left distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ).
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is the main stabilizer of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ).
In few cases of comminutted intraarticular fractures radio ulnar pinning was done to stabilize the articular fragments and also the distal radioulnar joint as described by Stein.
Castleman, "The Sauve-Kapandji procedure for the treatment of posttraumatic distal radioulnar joint problems," Hand Clinics, vol.

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