Syndesmosis

Dr Craig Hacking and Dr Andrew Dixon et al.

Syndesmoses are a type of fibrous joint where strong collagen rich connective tissue holds two portions of bone together allowing very little movement. They consist of an interosseous membrane and ligamentous thickenings.    

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rID: 42750
Section: Anatomy
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Syndesmoses

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  • Figure 1: radioulnar syndesmosis
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