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Madelung deformity

Pronunciation: mah'de-lung

Definition: a distal radioulnar subluxation due to a relative deficiency of axial growth of the medial side of the distal radius, which, as a consequence, is abnormally inclined proximally and ulnarwards.

Synonym(s): carpus curvus

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