articular disk


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articular disk

[är′tik·yə·lər ′disk]
(anatomy)
A disk of fibrocartilage, dividing the cavity of certain joints.
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Analysis of the gross specimens confirmed that TFCC was composed of TFC (the articular disk), MH, dorsal and volar distal radioulnar ligaments, ECU, UCL, UT, and UL ligaments [Figure 1],[Figure 2],[Figure 3],[Figure 4].{Figure 1}{Figure 2}{Figure 3}{Figure 4}
The joint surfaces were inspected, and the stability of the DRUJ was determined, while identifying TFCC, or more specifically, articular disk pathology (Fig.
Synovial chondromatosis in the temporomandibular joint complicated by displacement and calcification of the articular disk: Report of two cases.
Images are obtained in the open- and closed-mouth positions to assess the position and reducibility (or recapture) of the articular disk. This is facilitated by placing a specialized device in the patient's mouth to keep it open and by instructing the patient to bite down on it for the closed-mouth views.
The two bones are separated by a concave-convex articular disk formed by fibrous and dense connective tissue with intertwined bundles of collagen devoid of blood vessels or nerve fibers at its core (Vasconcellos et al.; Okeson, 2008).
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