Distal radial fracture with scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Preston


27 year old female horse trainer presents day after fall at track work with a "swollen wrist"

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Transverse distal radial fracture with dorsal angulation and translocation. No intra-articular extension. Transverse fracture through the waist of the scaphoid.

Case Discussion

This series shows the importance of viewing the whole of each image even after an obvious abnormality is found.

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Case information

rID: 17413
Published: 11th Apr 2012
Last edited: 3rd Dec 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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