Skip to Content

radial collateral ligament of wrist joint


Definition: the ligament that extends distally from the styloid process of the radius to the carpal bones.

Synonym(s): ligamentum collaterale carpi radiale articulationis radiocarpalisTA, external collateral ligament of wrist, lateral ligament of wrist

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.