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Lunotriquetral Instability

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Other Names

  • Lunotriquetral Ligament Injury
  • Volar Intercalated Segment Instability
  • VISI

Background


Pathophysiology

  • Traumatic injury with wrist in hyperextension or extension and radial deviation

Risk Factors

  • Unknown

Differential Diagnosis


Clinical Features


Evaluation

Radiographs

Arthroscopy

  • May be required if suspicion is high as radiographs can be normal

Classification

  • N/A

Management

Nonoperative

  • Indicated at discretion of hand surgeon

Operative

  • Indications
    • Acute instability
    • Chronic instability

Return to Play

  • At discretion of surgeon

Complications

  • Volar intercalated segmental instability (VISI)

See Also


References

Created by:
John Kiel on 18 June 2019 23:14:08
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Last edited:
13 October 2022 21:48:52
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