wrist

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wrist

Anatomy the joint between the forearm and the hand

wrist

[rist]
(anatomy)
The part joining forearm and hand.
(mechanical engineering)
A set of rotary joints to which the end effector of a robot is attached. Also known as wrist socket.
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There were no significant differences in mobility of the radiocarpal joint between women with CTS and healthy women, although KDM was significantly impaired.
Our patient's bridge plate was placed on the index metacarpal because this assisted with radiocarpal ulnar deviation and restoration of radial inclination and height.
Residual deformity in form of prominent ulnar styloid, residual dorsal tilt, radial deviation of hand was present in 33% cases, of which most of them had radiocarpal and radioulnar intraarticular fracture and in most of the cases anatomically slight dorsal tilt was there.
Joint was visualized through the fracture leaving the volar radiocarpal ligaments and wrist capsule intact.
In our case, we successfully employed DECT to confirm the diagnosis and observed extensive monosodium urate crystal deposit in the intercarpal and radiocarpal joints with compression overlying the flexor tendons in a non-invasive way.
Joint involvement n (%) Polyarticular subtype (N=208) MCP 170 (81.7) Radiocarpal 142 (68.3) MTP 142 (68.3) Oligoarticular subtype (N=42) Knees 22 (52.4) Ankles 15 (35.7) Table 4.
Radiocarpal synovitis was detected more frequently than midcarpal and ulnocarpal joint synovitis in wrist joints (Table 2).
At the wrist, RA leads to soft-tissue swelling around the radiocarpal joint and may result in prominence of the ulna styloid and the dinner-fork deformity (due to volar subluxation of the carpus in relation to the radius).
(64,67) The carpus and radiocarpal joint of the wrist have also been described in the literature.
One option, intercarpal fusion, maintains motion at the radiocarpal joint.
Scapholunate instability (SLI) (also known as scapholunate dissociation or rotary subluxation of the scaphoid) is caused by a tear in the interosseous ligaments of the lunate, scaphoid and the capitate bone with a tear in the dorsal radiocarpal ligaments by acute dorsifexion injury or fractures of the distal radius.
For each subject, two units were securely strapped together and attached to the body as a single piece at each potential site: superior to the radiocarpal joint (wrist), the iliac crest (waist), and superior to the lateral malleolus (ankle).