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The intrinsic and extrinsic wrist ligaments play a vital role in the stability of the wrist joint. There are numerous ligaments but included below are the most clinically significant. Wrist ligaments are best assessed with dedicated wrist MRI.
- intrinsic ligaments (only attach to carpal bones)
- triangular fibrocartilage complex
extrinsic ligaments (attach to structures aside from the carpus)
- radial collateral ligament
- ulnar collateral ligament
- thumb ligaments