Distal radioulnar joint dislocation

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Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

The distal radioulnar joint is dislocated with dorsal displacement of the ulna relative to the radius. Carpal alignment is anatomical. No acute fracture identified.

Case Discussion

Isolated distal radioulnar joint dislocations are rare, and most commonly dislocates towards the dorsal surface of the wrist. 

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Case information

rID: 34363
Published: 17th Feb 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included