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Soft-tissue differentials included a mild sprain of the ulnar collateral and annular ligaments, and strains of the pronator teres, biceps, brachialis, and elbow extensor group.
The interposition of the annular ligament has also been described as the cause of the irreducible anterior dislocation of the radial head.
There are increasing demands placed on the hands to perform repetitive tasks, so the annular ligament is stressed every day and will eventually become lax and a source of chronic pain.
In consideration of the anatomical function we must see the injury of the superior peroneal retinaculum as an annular ligament lesion, similar to the climbers pulley ruptures in the hand.
ulnar osteotomy Kwire or plate osteosynthesis, radial osteotomy, transcaptellar K-wire fixation with or with out annular ligament reconstruction7,8,10,13,14.
We agree with De Boeck (13) that reconstruction of the annular ligament seems unnecessary, and that unreduced radial head dislocations, therefore, may be treated by simple open reduction and fixation for 6 weeks with a transarticular pin.
The annular ligament was preserved; but occasionally it was partially divided to allow access and subsequently repaired.
The two tendons are together bound by the palmar annular ligament and the proximal digital annular ligament as they glide over the proximal scutum.
My horse has actually been out of action for the best part of the year Hoylake as he posted scores of 67, with an annular ligament injury," said Henry.