What are the treatment options for palmar midcarpal instability (PMCI)?

Updated: Apr 26, 2021
  • Author: David M Lichtman, MD; Chief Editor: Harris Gellman, MD  more...
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Nonoperative treatment may include activity modification, use of NSAIDs, steroid injections, and splinting. Surgical options include limited midcarpal arthrodesis, distal advancement of the volar ulnar arm of the arcuate ligament, dorsal radiocarpal capsulodesis, and suturing the palmar radioscaphocapitate ligament to the radiolunotriquetral ligament to close the space of Poirier.

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