Fall onto an outstretched hand

Fall onto an outstretched hand (FOOSH) is a common mechanism for traumatic disruption of the osseous and ligamentous structures of the wrist, forearm and elbow. Some commonly recognized patterns of injury include;

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Article information

rID: 8982
Section: Gamuts
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Falling on an outstretched hand
  • Falling on an outstretched arm
  • Fall onto an outstretched hand (FOOSH)
  • Fall onto outstretched hand
  • FOOSH
  • Fall on an outstretched hand
  • Fall onto an outstretched arm
  • Fall on an outstretched arm

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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: scaphoid fracture
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