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Proximal radioulnar articulation

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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.

Proximal radioulnar articulation
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Capsule of elbow-joint (distended). Anterior aspect.
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Annular ligament of radius, from above. The head of the radius has been sawn off and the bone dislodged from the ligament.
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Latinarticulatio radioulnaris proximalis
TAA03.5.09.004
FMA38860
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This article incorporates text in the public domain from page 324 of the 20th edition of Gray's Anatomy (1918)