Lunotriquetral coalition and distal radius fracture

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel
Diagnosis certain


Trauma to wrist

Note: This case has been tagged as "legacy" as it no longer meets image preparation and/or other case publication guidelines.

There are three separate findings:

  • transverse fracture of the distal radius with additional longitudinal component extending to the articular surface
  • lunotriquetral coalition
  • negative ulnar variance

Case Discussion

An excellent example for satisfaction of search - there are other findings besides the obvious distal radius fracture, in this case, a lunotriquetral coalition.

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