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Injuries to the Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex

  • Mark RekantEmail author
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Part of the In Clinical Practice book series (ICP)

Abstract

Injuries to the triangular fibrocartilage complex are very common in the athlete. An accurate history and clinical examination, supplemented with high-quality MRI scans, will allow an accurate diagnosis to be made in the majority of cases. Wrist arthroscopy is the gold standard method of making the diagnosis and also able to identify which tears can be repaired and which require debridement.

Keywords

Wrist arthroscopy Triangular fibrocartilage complex Repair Debridement Distal radio-ulna instability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Thomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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