Ulnar impingement with negative ulnar variance

Case contributed by Dr Tim Luijkx

Presentation

Pain in wrist and shoulder after fall.

Patient Data

Age: 80
Gender: Female

Negative ulnar variance and degenerative changes at the distal radioulnar joint, suggestive of ulnar impingement on the radius.

Case Discussion

Ulnar variance is associated with certain pathology. 

In the case of negative ulnar variance watch out for ulnar impingement on the radius.

PlayAdd to Share

Case information

rID: 48358
Case created: 2nd Oct 2016
Last edited: 3rd Oct 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.