Scapholunate angle

Dr Yair Glick and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

The scapholunate angle is the angle between the long axis of the scaphoid and the mid axis of the lunate on the sagittal imaging of the wrist. In a normal situation it should be between 30o and 60o in the resting (neutral) position.

The scapholunate angle is abnormal in carpal instability:

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rID: 53775
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • scapholunate angles
  • scapho-lunate angle

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