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Proximal Radioulnar Joint (Left)
Connective Tissue

Proximal Radioulnar Joint (Left)

Articulatio radioulnaris proximalis

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Description

The proximal radioulnar joint is a uniaxial pivot synovial joint between the head of the radius and the radial notch of the ulna. The joint is stabilized by the annular and quadrate ligaments.

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Radioulnar Joint

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The distal radioulnar joint recess is then centered within the ultrasound image, and the needle is placed through the skin approximately 0.5 cm below the center of the distal aspect of the ultrasound transducer and advanced using an out-of-plane approach, with the needle trajectory adjusted under real-time ultrasound guidance, to enter the distal radioulnar recess.

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