Clinical and Non-Clinical Aspects of Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability

@inproceedings{Wijffels2012ClinicalAN,
  title={Clinical and Non-Clinical Aspects of Distal Radioulnar Joint Instability},
  author={M. M. E. Wijffels and PRG Brink and I B Schipper},
  booktitle={The open orthopaedics journal},
  year={2012}
}
Untreated distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) injuries can give rise to long lasting complaints. Although common, diagnosis and treatment of DRUJ injuries remains a challenge. The articulating anatomy of the distal radius and ulna, among others, enables an extensive range of forearm pronosupination movements. Stabilization of this joint is provided by both intrinsic and extrinsic stabilizers and the joint capsule. These structures transmit the load and prevent the DRUJ from luxation during movement… CONTINUE READING