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Morphological variations of the ulnar styloid process.
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PMID:  2230505     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
P.A. radiographs of both wrists were taken in 400 normal individuals to study the configuration of the styloid process of the ulna. Five different morphological variations were noticed, the commonest being an elongated process (102 wrists). Medially deviated (41 wrists), parrot beaked (27 wrists) and hypertrophic (16 wrists) patterns were less common. One person had bilateral unfused separate ossification centres for the ulnar styloid. There was no correlation between the length of the styloid process and ulnar variance.
A Biyani; A Mehara; S Bhan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of hand surgery (Edinburgh, Scotland)     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0266-7681     ISO Abbreviation:  J Hand Surg Br     Publication Date:  1990 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-12-05     Completed Date:  1990-12-05     Revised Date:  2009-06-08    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403839     Medline TA:  J Hand Surg Br     Country:  SCOTLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  352-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Orthopaedics, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Middle Aged
Prospective Studies
Sex Factors
Ulna / anatomy & histology*,  radiography
Wrist / anatomy & histology*,  radiography

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