Anatomic dissections relating the posterior interosseous nerve to the carpus, and the etiology of dorsal wrist ganglion pain.

Prompted by the finding of a neuroma, which clinically simulated a recurrent ganglion, we dissected the terminal branches of the posterior interosseous nerve. A constant relationship between these terminal branches and the scapholunate ligament was demonstrated. Since most, if not all, dorsal wrist ganglions arise from the scapholunate ligament, we suggest… CONTINUE READING