Isolated triquetral body fracture

Case contributed by Dr Bahman Rasuli

Presentation

Wrist pain after trauma 2 days ago.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Non-displaced isolated fracture and edema of the body of the triquetrum bone is present.

Bone edema of the pisiform and fourth metacarpal bone are also seen.

Radiocarpal joint effusion is is noted.

Case Discussion

Triquetral fractures are the second commonest carpal bone fractures, after the scaphoid. Fractures generally occur through the dorsal surface of the bone rather than the body.

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Case information

rID: 63828
Published: 22nd Oct 2018
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Jame Jam Imaging Center

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