The role of radiography and computerized tomography in the diagnosis of subluxation and dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint.

@article{Mino1983TheRO,
  title={The role of radiography and computerized tomography in the diagnosis of subluxation and dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint.},
  author={D E Mino and Andrew K. Palmer and E. Mark Levinsohn},
  journal={The Journal of hand surgery},
  year={1983},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={23-31}
}
The diagnosis of an isolated subluxation or dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) may be extremely difficult to make from the standard radiographic examination. Radiographs and computerized tomographic (CT) scans of cadaver wrists were used to evaluate subluxation and dislocation of the DRUJ. Both subluxation and and dislocation could be accurately diagnosed from a true lateral radiographic projection of the wrist with the forearm in neutral rotation. Minimal supination or pronation… CONTINUE READING

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