Wrist joint
(Radiocarpal Joint)

The joint that is formed by the distal end of the radius, the articular disc of the distal radioulnar joint, and the proximal row of carpal bones; (scaphoid bone; lunate bone; triquetral bone).


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The anatomy of the <b>wrist joint</b>
The anatomy of the wrist joint

<b>Wrist joint</b> replacement can be
Wrist joint replacement can be

The <b>wrist joint</b> is made up of
The wrist joint is made up of

Bones of the <b>wrist</b>,
Bones of the wrist,

Ligaments of the <b>wrist</b>,
Ligaments of the wrist,

of the <b>wrist joint</b>.
of the wrist joint.

<b>Wrist</b>: Osteology and <b>Joint</b>
Wrist: Osteology and Joint

The <b>wrist joint</b> is replaced
The wrist joint is replaced

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Triangular fibrocartilageInterosseous intercarpal ligamentsExtensor carpi ulnaris muscleUlnar deviationDorsal intercarpal ligamentScapholunate ligamentLunotriquetral shear testInterosseous ligamentDistal radioulnar articulationMucous sheaths on back of wrist

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Last update: April 2009