CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · J Hand Microsurg 2021; 13(02): 055-064
DOI: 10.1055/s-0041-1724224
Review Article

Narrative Review of Ligamentous Wrist Injuries

Ilana G. Margulies
1  Department of Plastic Surgery, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia, United States
,
Hope Xu
2  Section of Plastic Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States
,
Jared M. Gopman
3  Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
,
Matthew D. Freeman
3  Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
,
Etan Dayan
4  Department of Radiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
,
Peter J. Taub
3  Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
,
Eitan Melamed
3  Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, United States
› Author Affiliations
Funding None.

Abstract

Ligamentous wrist injuries are common occurrences that require complex anatomical mastery and extensive understanding of diagnostic and treatment modalities. The purpose of this educational review article is to delve into the most clinically relevant wrist ligaments in an organized manner to provide the reader with an overview of relevant anatomy, function, clinical examination findings, imaging modalities, and options for management. Emphasis is placed on elucidating reported diagnostic accuracies and treatment outcomes to encourage evidence-based practice.



Publication History

Publication Date:
28 February 2021 (online)

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