Combined scaphoid and hamate fractures (MRI)

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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

Patient Data

Age: 40 years
Gender: Male

Intraosseous hematomas 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
Published: 25th Aug 2011
Last edited: 9th Jan 2020
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