Dictionary » C » Carpus curvus

Carpus curvus

Carpus curvus --> madelungs deformity

(Science: orthopaedics) a distal radioulnar subluxation due to a relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius, which, as a consequence, is abnormally inclined proximally and ulnarwards.

Synonym: carpus curvus.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,064 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link