Midcarpal instability caused by malunited fractures of the distal radius.


Thirteen patients with malunited fractures of the distal radius developed symptoms of pain and instability of the midcarpal joint. In six cases, a recurrent voluntary midcarpal subluxation was also present during ulnar deviation. These symptoms were first noticed several weeks, and at times several months, after all immobilization for the treatment of the… (More)

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