Dorsal Radiotriquetral Ligament Snapping Wrist Syndrome - A Novel Presentation and Review of Literature: Case Report

Russell P. Swann, Mohamed Noureldin, Sanjeev Kakar

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We report 2 cases of audible intrinsic wrist snapping without a palpable click resulting from dorsal radiotriquetral ligament adhesions. After its debridement, both patients demonstrated complete resolution of symptoms.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)344-347
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hand Surgery
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1 2016



  • clicking wrist
  • dorsal radiotriquetral ligament
  • dorsal wrist capsule
  • Snapping wrist
  • trigger wrist

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Surgery

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