Radioulnar synostosis - illustration of functional difficulties

Case contributed by Dr Matt Skalski

Inability to supinate the hand, as is the case in radioulnar synostosis, leads to significant difficulty performing activities of daily living. In this example, a boy taking a drink of water with the hand fixed in a hyper-pronated position. 

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rID: 19945
Published: 24th Oct 2012
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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