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Irreducible chronic palmar dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16568536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a rare case of irreducible chronic palmar dislocation of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ). This case showed that the dislocated ulnar head was impacted to the palmar cortex of the radius probably due to the dynamic force of the pronator quadratus muscle. Re-attachment of the ulnar styloid and partial resection of the ulnar head were necessary to make the reduction of the DRUJ possible. The continuity of the radioulnar ligament to the ulnar head was restored and the stability of DRUJ was maintained after reduction.
Y Kikuchi; T Nakamura; Y Horiuchi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hand surgery : an international journal devoted to hand and upper limb surgery and related research : journal of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Societies for Surgery of the Hand     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0218-8104     ISO Abbreviation:  Hand Surg     Publication Date:  2005  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-28     Completed Date:  2006-06-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9602613     Medline TA:  Hand Surg     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  319-22     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Chronic Disease
Dislocations / radiography,  surgery*
Wrist Injuries / radiography,  surgery*

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