Persistent ulnar styloid ossicle

Last revised by Dr Joachim Feger on 30 Aug 2021

A persistent ulnar styloid ossicle is an anatomical variant where the ulna styloid ossification center fails to unite with the ulna.

Radiographic features

Seen as a well-corticated ossification just adjacent to the ulnar styloid.

Differential diagnosis

See also

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