Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Lunotriquetral Ligament Injuries

Michael C. Nicoson, Steven Lawrence Moran

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Abstract

Isolated acute lunotriquetral (LT) injuries are an uncommon diagnosis in hand surgery. Diagnosis is aided by a high index of suspicion when pain is localized over the LT joint. Standard radiographs show typically normal findings, leading to advanced diagnostic investigations, including MRI and wrist arthroscopy. Standard treatment options for acute LT injuries include immobilization, arthroscopy, and direct open LT repair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-476
Number of pages10
JournalHand Clinics
Volume31
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Arthroscopy
  • Intercarpal
  • Ligament
  • Lunotriquetral
  • Wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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