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Dorsal ulnocarpal ligament

Other Terms: Ligamentum ulnocarpale dorsale, Ligament ulnocarpien dorsal

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Group

Upper limb joints - Wrist and hand

Description

This is a short ligamentous band that crosses from the head of the ulna to the triquetrum. It blends with the dorsal border of the ulnar collateral carpal ligament.

Function

Stabilizes the wrist joint and limits flexion of the wrist joint.

Latin

Ligamentum ulnocarpale dorsale

French

Ligament ulnocarpien dorsal

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