Proximal Radioulnar Joint

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
Gray's subject #85 324

The proximal radioulnar articulation (superior radioulnar joint) is a trochoid or 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 from a public domain edition of Gray's Anatomy.


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