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See one ligament at a time



The palmer ligament is a broad band that attaches from the volar edge of the distal radius ti the proximal carpal row and capitate.  This ligament checks supinary movement and maintains joint integrity.  This ligament can be divided into separate bands including the radiolunate, radiocapiate, radiotriquetral, radioscaphoid ligaments.


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Lorie Richards and Janice Loudon, University of Kansas Medical Center, School of Allied Health,
Occupational and Physical Therapy Education, October 1997