Capitate and hamate fractures

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma a few days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 10 years
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

There is a fracture line in the distal carpal row on the lateral view. There is loss of normal joint space between capitate and hamate on the PA view.

Modality: Ultrasound

Long axis images show fracture involving dorsal cortex of capitate as well as hamate. Comparision was done with asymptomatic side.

Case Discussion

Findings of carpal bone fractures.

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Case Information

rID: 47055
Case created: 29th Jul 2016
Last edited: 23rd Nov 2016
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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