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Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
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Rose, R. E. Christopher
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Article Title
Chronic triangular fibrocartilage complex tears: A case report and review of the literature.
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
1993
Volume ID
42
Issue ID
4
Page(s)
164-166
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Abstract
The treatment of a young man with chronic symptomatic gross subluxation of the distal radio-ulnar joint of the right wrist secondary to traumatic disruption of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is described. At operation, a strip of tensor fascia lata was used to stabilize the distal radio-ulnar joint. Complete relief of pain and restoration of normal function was obtained following surgery. The literature on TFCC disorders is also reviewed.....
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