General Editor: Chris Colton

Authors: Fergal Monsell, Dalia Sepulveda

Pediatric distal forearm


Anatomy of the distal forearm i

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

Volar (anterior) approach i

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

Ulnar approach i

This approach is used to access the distal ulna



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