December 21, 2017

Lecture – Ulnar Sided Wrist Pain

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September 9, 2017

Intersection Syndrome

Intersection Syndrome (Also known as crossover syndrome; Oarsman’s wrist) Description: Intersection syndrome is a chronic, overuse injury in the distal radial forearm where the tendons of the 1st extensor compartment and the […]
July 20, 2017

GUYON’S CANAL SYNDROME

Definition: Guyon’s canal syndrome, also known as Ulnar Tunnel Syndrome, is a relatively rare condition. It is caused by compression of the of the ulnar nerve at the level of Guyon’s canal […]
June 16, 2014

TFCC TEARS

Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex (TFCC) Degeneration/Tears Description: A TFCC injury typical presents with ulnar sided wrist pain and can result in a distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) injury. 1 The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a […]
June 12, 2014

ULNAR VARIANCE

Description: A determination of distal ulnar length in comparison to distal radial length.  Radial length normally exceeds the ulna.  If the ulna projects beyond the distal edge of the radius it is […]
June 4, 2014

HOOK OF HAMATE FRACTURE

Definition:  The hamate bone had a volar extension referred to as a hook.  Fractures to the hook of hamate comprise 2-4% of all carpal fractures.1,2 They are often associated with a delayed diagnosis.2,4 […]
May 8, 2014

SCAPHOLUNATE LIGAMENT DISRUPTION

Description: Scapholunate Ligament Disruption is an injury involving the ligaments attaching the scaphoid to the lunate.  There is a dorsal and volar ligament as well as proximal ligament which connect these two […]
April 30, 2014

UCL INJURY- THUMB

Description: The ulnar collateral ligament provides stability to the MCP joint of the thumb in flexion and valgus.  It originates from the ulnar distal aspect of the first metacarpal and attaches onto […]