Distal radial fracture with scaphoid fracture

Case contributed by Dr David Preston

Presentation

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

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

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.

PlayAdd to Share

Case Information

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

Updating… Please wait.
Loadinganimation

Alert accept

Error Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

Alert accept Thank you for updating your details.