Combined scaphoid and hamate fractures (MRI)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Hand trauma in a motorcycle accident. Hand radiographs didn't show abnormalities.

Patient Data

Age: 40
Gender: Male

Intraosseous haematomas and discrete, transverse hypointense lines in both the scaphoid and the hamate bones. The triquetrum also has a small proximal bone bruise.

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Case information

rID: 14736
Case created: 25th Aug 2011
Last edited: 15th Oct 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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