The Scapholunate angle is formed by the intersection of the longitudinal axes of the scaphoid and lunate.
- Scapholunate Angle
Its average value is 47°[Range 30° -70°].
Values >70° suggest a lesion of the scapholunate ligaments or the ligament complex between the scaphoid and the trapezium and trapezoid.
Angle< 30° suggest a palmar instability.« Back to Glossary Index