Radioulnar synostosis

Hand Clin. 1994 Aug;10(3):399-404.


Radioulnar synostosis is a rare condition that exists in two forms: congenital and post-traumatic. Although both may involve either a bony or a fibrous union between the radius and ulna, they differ considerably in their etiologies, treatment, and prognosis. This article explores both of these conditions.

MeSH terms

  • Humans
  • Pronation
  • Radius / abnormalities*
  • Synostosis* / etiology
  • Synostosis* / physiopathology
  • Synostosis* / surgery
  • Ulna / abnormalities*