General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fergal Monsell, Dalia Sepulveda

Pediatric distal forearm

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Glossary

Anatomy of the distal forearm

A thorough knowledge of the anatomy around the wrist is essential. The following illustrations give a short introduction.

Volar (anterior) approach

The modified distal Henry approach uses the plane between the flexor carpi radialis tendon medially and the radial artery laterally.

Ulnar approach

This approach is used to access the distal ulna

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