Lunotriquetral coalition and distal radius fracture

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Trauma to wrist

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

Excellent example for satisfaction of search - there are other findings besides the obvious distal radius fracture. 

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Case information

rID: 12495
Published: 1st Dec 2010
Last edited: 11th Aug 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included