Distal scaphoid tubercle fracture
Wrist pain post fall.
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Slightly displaced fracture of the distal scaphoid tubercle/pole. Small associated bony chip.
- distal fractures make up 20% of all scaphoid fractures
- differentiation between distal articular surface and distal tubercle/pole is important
- plain radiographs may miss up to 30% of scaphoid fractures