Lunotriquetral coalition

Case contributed by Dr Yasser Asiri

Presentation

75-year-old presented with recent history of fall.

Patient Data

Age: 75
Gender: Male
X-ray

No trauma-related injuries. Incidental note of fusion of the lunate and triquetral carpal bones is seen consistent with lunotriquetral coalition.

Case Discussion

Carpal coalition is a common normal variant that is usually discovered incidentally on radiographs done for unrelated reasons. It usually develops between two carpal bones in the same arc raw e.g. lunatotriquetral or capitohamate coalition.

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Case information

rID: 64765
Published: 11th Dec 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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