Lunotriquetral instability: diagnosis and treatment.

  title={Lunotriquetral instability: diagnosis and treatment.},
  author={Alexander Y. Shin and Michael J. Battaglia and Allen T. Bishop},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={8 3},
Isolated injury of the lunotriquetral interosseous ligament complex and associated structures is less common and is poorly understood compared with the other proximal-row ligament injury, scapholunate dissociation. The spectrum of injuries ranges from isolated partial tears to frank dislocation, and from dynamic to static carpal instability. The diagnosis may be difficult to establish because of the many possible causes of ulnar-sided wrist pain and the often normal radiographic appearance. The… CONTINUE READING


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