radiocarpal joint

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Noun1.radiocarpal joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bonesradiocarpal joint - a joint between the distal end of the radius and the proximal row of carpal bones
carpal, carpal bone, wrist bone - any of the eight small bones of the wrist of primates
carpal tunnel - a passageway in the wrist through which nerves and the flexor muscles of the hands pass
arm - a human limb; technically the part of the superior limb between the shoulder and the elbow but commonly used to refer to the whole superior limb
articulatio plana, gliding joint - a freely moving joint in which the articulations allow only gliding motions
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A fat cushion (FC) can be observed dorsally to the joint capsule of the radiocarpal joint, in longitudinal images; it is hypoechogenic and triangular in shape.
The including standards of the healthy volunteers were as following: no history of traumatic injury on the wrist, no osteoarthritis of the radiocarpal joint, free of wrist pain, and with a normal range of motion in wrist.
One year after 4CF, a migration of the longitudinally inserted compression screw into radiocarpal joint with erosion of the articular surface at the distal radius was present (Figure 2(d)).
Intra-articular fractures with a step of over 2mm in the radiocarpal joint inevitably result in osteoarthritis and functional impairment.
Care was taken to avoid excessive palmar flexion of the radiocarpal joint, which can result in an acute carpal tunnel syndrome.
Radial shortening and intra-articular step-off were positively correlated with degenerative changes in the radiocarpal joint.
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).
Under fluoroscopic guidance, a 22-gauge needle was inserted into the radiocarpal joint.