Wrist and Hand

  • Ana Navas Canete
  • Milko C. de Jonge
  • Charlotte M. Nusman
  • Maaike P. Terra
  • Mario Maas
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)


Radiologists diagnosing overuse injuries in hand and wrist must have detailed knowledge of anatomy, sports specific biomechanics and sense of awareness of the sports specific pathology. Overuse injury in wrist and hand can occur in bones, tendons, ligaments, vessels and nerves. Plain film, with standardized PA and lateral films is the mainstay for initial imaging workup. MRI is extremely helpful, particularly when using a dedicated wrist coil and high field strength (1.5 or 3.0 T) MR scanners. Routinely there is no need for MR arthrography


Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Ulnar Variance Extensor Carpus Ulnaris Flexor Carpus Ulnaris Extensor Carpus Radialis Brevis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ana Navas Canete
    • 1
  • Milko C. de Jonge
    • 1
  • Charlotte M. Nusman
    • 1
  • Maaike P. Terra
    • 1
  • Mario Maas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyAcademic Medical CenterAmsterdamThe Netherlands

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