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WRIST-TRIANGULAR FIBROCARTILAGE COMPLEX

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WRIST-TRIANGULAR FIBROCARTILAGE COMPLEX

1. The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a complex structure that is a major contributor to the stability of the wrist.

2. The TFCC is located on the ulnar aspect of the wrist joint between the ulna + lunate + triquetrum of the proximal carpal row.

3. It has an elongated triangular shape with the apex pointing at the radius and consists of the triangular disc proper along with VOLAR, DORSAL, ULNAR COMPONENTS.



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REFERENCES

1. Mcminn. (2003). Last's Anatomy. Elsevier Australia. ISBN:0729537528. Read it at Google Books - Find it at Amazon
2. Netter, F. H. (2019). Atlas of human anatomy. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier.
3. Image: Case courtesy of Dr Roberto Schubert, Radiopaedia.org . From the case rID: 16391 [Accessed 19 Apr. 2019].

Ⓒ A. Manickam 2018

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