proximal radioulnar joint


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prox·i·mal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

[TA]
the pivot synovial joint between the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament.

prox·i·mal ra·di·o·ul·nar joint

(prok'si-măl rā'dē-ō-ŭl'năr joynt) [TA]
The pivot synovial joint between the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the anular ligament.
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The annular ligament secures the proximal radioulnar joint.
Axial scans provide a good view of both the ulnotrochlear joint and the proximal radioulnar joint.
The radial collateral ligament originates from the lateral epicondyle and terminates indistinguishably in the annular ligament, which stabilizes the proximal radioulnar joint (Fig.
Elbow stiffness often involves disruption of either the ulnohumeral joint (with resultant loss of flexion and extension) or the proximal radioulnar joint (with resultant loss of pronation and supination).

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