Derotation screw

Dr Henry Knipe and Dr Craig Hacking et al.

A derotational screw is an orthopedic device used for internal fixation of fractures to, unsurprisingly, limit rotation of the fracture.

They are applied across fractures at risk of rotation and hence avascular necrosis.

Share article

Article information

rID: 37375
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Derotation screws

Support Radiopaedia and see fewer ads

Cases and figures

  • Case 1: DHS with a detrotational screw
    Drag here to reorder.
  • Updating… Please wait.

     Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

     Thank you for updating your details.