Wrist Anatomy

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X-ray - Plain Film
Wrist
Wrist AP


MRI - Magnetic Resonance Imaging
MRI has added a new dimension in the diagnoses of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome at the wrist. The transaxial picture at the level of the hook of the hamate provides an optimum view, enabling evaluation of the tendons and the study of their relationship. The sine qua non of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is to see edema of the median nerve.



Pathologies

Madelung's Deformity

Trapezium Fx

Failure of Segmentation

Trapezium Fx

Hypertrophic Osteoarthropathy

Hamate Fx

Torn Scapholunate Lig.


Links to other sites regarding the wrist
Wheeless' Textbook of Orthopaedics: Wrist & Hand
Cross-sectional Anatomy: UE Map
Chorus: Wrist Fractures, Dislocations.


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