European Journal of Plastic Surgery

, Volume 27, Issue 1, pp 42–43 | Cite as

A simple method of physical examination for the diagnosis of distal radioulnar joint incongruity

  • L. R. SchekerEmail author
  • K. Ozer
Ideas and innovations


Arthritis Distal radioulnar joint Triangular fibrocartilage ligaments DRUJ incongruity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery, Division of Plastic and Reconstructive SurgeryUniversity of LouisvilleLouisvilleUSA
  2. 2.Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and MicrosurgeryLouisvilleUSA
  3. 3.LouisvilleUSA

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