Dorsal ulnocarpal ligament

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Dorsal ulnocarpal ligament
Ligaments of wrist. Posterior view. (Dorsal ulnocarpal ligament not labeled, but region visible at left.)
From ulna
To carpus
Latin ligamentum ulnocarpale dorsale
TA A03.5.11.005
FMA 40003
Anatomical terminology

The dorsal ulnocarpal ligament is a ligament in the hand.[1][2] It is a fibrous band passing from the styloid process of the ulna to the dorsal aspect of the carpal bones.


  1. ^ Michael Schünke; Erik Schulte; Lawrence M. Ross; Udo Schumacher; Edward D. Lamperti (January 2006). Atlas of anatomy: general anatomy and musculoskeletal system. Thieme. pp. 244–. ISBN 978-3-13-142081-7. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  2. ^ David J. Slutsky; A. Lee Osterman (12 December 2008). Fractures and injuries of the distal radius and carpus: the cutting edge. Elsevier Health Sciences. pp. 398–. ISBN 978-1-4160-4083-5. Retrieved 1 November 2010.