- cortical ring sign
- ring-shaped appearance of the cortex of the scaphoid bone on radiography of the wrist, caused by abnormal orientation of the scaphoid following disruption of the scaphoid ligament; a sign of scapholunate dislocation. Called also signet ring s.
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