Proximal radioulnar articulation

Proximal radioulnar articulation

Capsule of elbow-joint (distended). Anterior aspect.

Annular ligament of radius, from above. The head of the radius has been sawn off and the bone dislodged from the ligament.
Latin articulatio radioulnaris proximalis
TA A03.5.09.004
FMA 38860

Anatomical terminology

The proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a synovial pivot joint between the circumference of the head of the radius and the ring formed by the radial notch of the ulna and the annular ligament.

Nerve Supply

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This article incorporates text in the public domain from the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)

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