Pisohamate Ligament Instability/Tear

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INTRODUCTION Pisiform ligament complex syndrome (PLCS) is peri-pisiform ulnar palmar wrist pain caused by injury or disease to the components of the pisiform ligament complex (PLC). The PLC consists of…

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Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Wrist

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INTRODUCTION Treatment of the rheumatoid wrist includes preventive, reconstructive, and salvage surgery. It is undertaken only after careful evaluation of the problems, deformity, and needs of the individual patient. In…

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Kienböck’s Disease

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Videos corresponding to this chapter are available on DVD and online. INTRODUCTION Kienböck’s disease, or lunatomalacia, is an avascular osteonecrosis of the lunate that causes progressive collapse of the bone…

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Carpus: Perilunate and Greater Arc Injuries

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INTRODUCTION Perilunate dislocations (PLDs) and interosseous ligament tears are among the most common forms of carpal injuries. They are primarily an injury of the younger population and have many possible…

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Midcarpal Instability

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Videos corresponding to this chapter are available on DVD and online. INTRODUCTION A variety of distinct clinical entities characterize midcarpal instability (MCI). As yet, there is no universally accepted classification…

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Pediatric Wrist Injuries

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INTRODUCTION ∗ I dedicate this chapter to my deceased father, Arthur M. Simmons, MD, who was my role model as a physician and as a parent Pediatric wrist injuries were…

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