Narrative Review of Ligamentous Wrist Injuries

Ilana G. Margulies, Hope Xu, Jared M. Gopman, Matthew D. Freeman, Etan Dayan, Peter J. Taub, Eitan Melamed

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Article numberJHAM2000174
Pages (from-to)55-64
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of Hand and Microsurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1 Apr 2021


  • diagnostic modalities
  • wrist injuries
  • wrist ligament anatomy
  • wrist ligaments


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