Ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb: MR findings in cadavers, volunteers, and patients with ligamentous injury (gamekeeper's thumb).

@article{Hinke1994UlnarCL,
  title={Ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb: MR findings in cadavers, volunteers, and patients with ligamentous injury (gamekeeper's thumb).},
  author={D H Hinke and Scott J. Erickson and L Chamoy and Michael E. Timins},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1994},
  volume={163 6},
  pages={1431-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The ulnar collateral ligament bridges the ulnar aspect of the first metacarpal and the proximal phalanx and functions as a major stabilizer of the first metacarpophalangeal joint. Acute or chronic injury of this ligament is referred to as gamekeeper's thumb. The objectives of this study were to (1) determine the MR appearance of the ulnar collateral ligament of the thumb in cadavers and volunteers and (2) analyze the MR findings in patients with gamekeeper's thumb, especially with… CONTINUE READING

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