Proximal radioulnar articulation

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Proximal radioulnar articulation
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Capsule of elbow-joint (distended). Anterior aspect.
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Annular ligament of radius, from above. The head of the radius has been sawn off and the bone dislodged from the ligament.
Latin articulatio radioulnaris proximalis
Gray's subject #85 324
Dorlands/Elsevier a_64/12161505

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Overview

The proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a trochoid or pivot joint between the circumference of the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament.

See also

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