The Carpal Detachment Syndrome
We investigated the distal attachments of the TFCC to the ulnar carpal bones. It was found that in 7 % of cases, the triquetrum is covered by capsular tissue and not exposed into the joint. Detachment of that tissue causes impingement and ulnar pain. Arthroscopic debridement is curative. In our experience, up to 25 % of patients have this condition.
KeywordsArticular Surface Cartilage Defect Triamcinolone Acetonide Carpal Bone Ulnar Collateral Ligament
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