Distal radioulnar joint arthroplasty with Scheker prosthesis

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Six weeks post-op.

Patient Data

Age: 55 years
Gender: Female

Distal radioulnar joint prosthesis is noted. No hardware failure or periprosthetic lucency.

Case Discussion

This patient had prior distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) resection but obviously had ongoing symptoms and underwent a DRUJ arthroplasty. The Scheker prosthesis was designed for patients with ongoing symptoms with post trauma or surgery to the DRUJ. 

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Case information

rID: 62367
Published: 15th Aug 2018
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2018
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