Distal radio-ulnar joint instability

Case contributed by Muhammad Essam
Diagnosis possible


Left wrist pain following lifting a heavy object.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male

Dorsal displacement of the ulnar head relative to the sigmoid notch of the distal radius.

No visualization of the palmar radioulnar ligament.

Case Discussion

Distal radio-ulnar joint instability with dorsal ulnar subluxation.

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