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Triangular Fibrocartilage Complex Injuries eMedicine Orthopedics

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In 1981, Palmer and Werner introduced the term "triangular fibrocartilage complex" (TFCC) to describe the ligamentous and cartilaginous structures that suspend the distal radius and ulnar carpus from the distal ulna (see Image 1). The TFCC is the major ligamentous stabilizer of the distal radioulnar joint (DRUJ) and the ulnar...

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