How are lesions of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) categorized?

Updated: Nov 22, 2019
  • Author: David M Lichtman, MD; Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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Lesions of the triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) can be divided into two categories: traumatic and degenerative. [18, 45, 46, 47] Palmer developed a classification system for TFCC abnormalities based on anatomic and biomechanic studies, as well as clinical observation. [4, 7, 47]


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