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.
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Distal radioulnar joint injuries associated with fractures of the distal radius.
The patient was sent for radiographic studies and diagnostic ultrasound, in order to examine the integrity of the distal radioulnar joint, ulnar collateral ligament and TFCC.
Rayhack described ulno-radial pinning with fixation of distal radioulnar joint.
A cadaveric study of the anatomy and stability of the distal radioulnar joint in the coronal and transverse planes.
The effect of dorsally angulated distal radius fractures on distal radioulnar joint congruency and forearm rotation.
The patient's injury remained neurovascularly intact, but radiographic studies revealed distal radioulnar joint separation, with loss of radial height along the ulnar aspect (Fig.
46) A shortened radius increases the strain on the TFCC, which may result in distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) instability.
However, more often than not, distal radius fractures involve the radiocarpal joint and or the distal radioulnar joint.
Topics in hand surgery are represented by a characterization of the distal radioulnar joint and a review of the treatment of ulnar collateral ligament injuries to the thumb.
Kapandji (20) described double intrafocal pinning into the fracture surface and Rayhack (21) described ulno-radial pinning with fixation of distal radioulnar joint.

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