Lunate dislocation with scaphoid and lunate extrusion

Case contributed by Andrea Molinari
Diagnosis certain


Young male, fallen from height.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Male

Lunate dislocation with volar extrusion of the fractured scaphoid proximal pole and rotated lunate bone.

Dorsal ulnar displacement.

Case Discussion

Lunate dislocations are high-energy wrist injuries and they are recognized when the lunate doesn't articulate with capitate or radius as it is displaced and rotated volarly.

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