Items tagged “wrist”

161 results found
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Mutilating rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist

DV
 Diagnosis certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 09 Jul 2012
75% complete
X-ray
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Greater arc injuries

Greater arc injuries are fractures that involve the wrist's zone of vulnerability that includes: radial styloid scaphoid capitate triquetrum ulnar styloid Looking at a PA wrist radiograph the greater arc represents an arc from the radial to ulnar styoid that traverses the scaphoid, capitat...
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Trapezium fracture

Trapezium fractures are uncommon carpal bone injuries. They can either occur in isolation or combination with another carpal bony injury. Epidemiology Isolated fractures of the trapezium are only thought to account for 3-5% of all carpal fractures 1-2. Pathology They can be broadly classifie...
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Volar intercalated segmental instability

Volar intercalated segmental instability (VISI) is a type of instability involving the wrist. It is less often encountered than dorsal intercalated segmental instability (DISI). Clinical presentation It presents in most cases with nonspecific wrist pain and a "clunking" on the ulnar deviation ...
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Capito-hamate coalition

Capito-hamate coalition is the second most common type of carpal coalition and represents congenital fusion of the capitate and the hamate. It represents ~5% of all carpal fusions 1 and is associated with Apert syndrome 2.
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Anatomical snuff box

The anatomical snuff box is a surface anatomy feature. It appears as a triangular depression on the lateral surface of the wrist on full extension of the thumb. Gross anatomy Boundaries medial: tendons of the extensor pollicis longus lateral: tendons of the extensor pollicis brevis and mor...
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Kienböck disease

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ali Abougazia
Published 26 Mar 2013
86% complete
MRI
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Kienbock disease

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 08 Apr 2013
80% complete
MRI
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Rheumatoid arthritis

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 27 Apr 2013
71% complete
MRI
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Fracture of scaphoid with avascular necrosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 06 May 2013
74% complete
MRI
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Advanced rheumatoid arthritis of the wrist with carpal fusion

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 11 May 2013
74% complete
MRI
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Triquetral fracture

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Mohammad A. ElBeialy
Published 13 Jun 2013
95% complete
CTX-ray
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Accessory ossicles of the wrist (mnemonic)

Accessory ossicles of the wrist can be easily recalled with the mnemonic: LOTTEO 1 HOTELS Mnemonic   L: lunula O: os styloideum (carpal boss) T: (os) triangulare T: (os) trapezium secondarium E: (os) epilunate O: os hamuli propriu Another useful mnemonic is HOTELS H: (os) hamuli propr...
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Accessory ossicles of the wrist

Accessory ossicles of the wrist are commonly seen on plain radiographs of the wrist and associated cross-sectional imaging. Over 20 were originally described 2, although the more common include 1: lunula: between TFCC and triquetrum os styloideum (carpal boss): on dorsal surface of 2nd or 3rd ...
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Rheumatoid arthritis: wrist

 Diagnosis probable
Dr Augusto César Vieira Teixeira
Published 26 Jun 2013
62% complete
MRI
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Distal intersection syndrome

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Andrew Dixon
Published 02 Jul 2013
95% complete
MRIAnnotated image
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Luno-triquetral coalition

 Diagnosis certain
Jack Ren
Published 07 Jul 2013
85% complete
X-ray
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Scaphoid fracture and avascular necrosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ahmed Abdrabou
Published 29 Aug 2013
89% complete
MRI
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Triangular fibrocartilage complex

The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a complex structure that is a major contributor to the stability of the wrist.  Gross anatomy The TFCC is located on the ulnar aspect of the wrist joint between the ulna and the lunate and triquetrum of the proximal carpal row. It has an elongate...
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Os triangulare

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Henry Knipe
Published 01 Oct 2013
86% complete
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