DiMarcangelo M, Smith P. Use of magnetic resonance imaging to diagnose common wrist disorders. J Am Osteopath Assoc 2000;100(4):228–231. doi: 10.7556/jaoa.2000.100.4.228.
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Magnetic resonance imaging is being used more frequently to diagnose and plan treatment of wrist disorders. This article reviews the common pathologic lesions of the wrist: avascular necrosis, triangular fibrocartilage complex tears, ligamentous tears, ganglion cysts, carpal tunnel syndrome, and osteoarthritis. The typical magnetic resonance imaging characteristics of these lesions is discussed.
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