Histological anatomy of the triangular fibrocartilage complex of the human wrist.

  title={Histological anatomy of the triangular fibrocartilage complex of the human wrist.},
  author={Toshinobu Nakamura and Yutaka Yabe},
  journal={Annals of anatomy = Anatomischer Anzeiger : official organ of the Anatomische Gesellschaft},
  volume={182 6},
The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) was studied in serial histological sections of the human wrist to reveal its three-dimensional fine structure. The TFCC consisted of a fibrocartilaginous disc proper and other fibrous components. Three-dimensionally, the distal portion of the TFCC had a hammock-like contour that partially surrounded the carpus; while the proximal ligamentous portion corresponding to the radioulnar ligament connected the radius to the ulna. The radioulnar ligament… CONTINUE READING


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