Executive Editor: Steve Krikler

Authors: Renato Fricker, Jesse Jupiter, Matej Kastelec

Distal forearm Extraarticular fracture of the ulnar styloid process - ORIF - Tension band wire

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Glossary

Ulnar approach

The ulnar shaft and the fracture gap between the ulnar styloid and the distal metaphysis are usually easily palpated.

A straight, longitudinal incision is made over the distal ulna, between the tendons of the extensor and flexor carpi ulnaris.

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